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Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby Dave Samsara » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:24 pm

Hello all, I've been into Theravada and the Forest Tradition for over a decade, and thought it might be refreshing to share ideas via a forum!
Im a student psychiatric nurse, father of four, into punk and other noisy music, am a regular for puja at Hartridge Monastery, Devon.....
And I'll add more down the line!
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:47 pm

Welcome.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.
"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby cooran » Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:55 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel DS! :group:

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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:51 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:55 am

Greetings Dave,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby waimengwan » Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:19 pm

After one decade I am sure you have much to share, Welcome to the Forum.
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:40 pm

Welcome to DW!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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