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Hi from Sweden!

Postby Brandon » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:59 am


My name is Brandon and I come from Sweden. I'm fairly new to Buddhism, I have read some books and meditated a little bit on and off. I joined this forum because I want to learn more about Theravada Buddhism and find peace in my mind.

I hope I found the right place, I know it is the right Buddhist tradition I have chosen anyway.

Sincerely, Brandon

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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:02 am

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.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:09 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby Ben » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:23 am

Hi Brandon and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby cooran » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:41 am

Hello Brandon - good to see you here! :group:

with metta
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:48 am

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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