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Postby ckatgo » Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:15 pm


I am new to this board and thought I would step in and say hello. I have been studying Buddhism now for about 10 years in the Theravadin tradition. I live in the southern part of the US and tend to to study independantly.

I look forward to talking with everyone and I am over joyed to be here.


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Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:17 pm


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

Glad you found us.


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Postby Rhino » Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:19 pm

Hello and welcome on board. :namaste:

With best wishes
With best wishes

Only in a vertical view, straight down into the abyss of his own personal existence, is a man capable of apprehending the perilous insecurity of his situation; and only a man who does apprehend this is prepared to listen to the Buddha's Teaching.
Nanavira Thera - Notes on Dhamma

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Postby Cittasanto » Sun Jun 07, 2009 6:19 pm

“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jun 07, 2009 10:04 pm

Greetings Kat,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Postby zavk » Mon Jun 08, 2009 4:45 am

Welcome Kat.
With metta,

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Postby Dhammabodhi » Mon Jun 08, 2009 11:20 am

Hello and welcome to Dhammawheel! :anjali:
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Postby Sindre » Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:51 pm

Hello :hello:
"When, Bahiya, for you in the seen is merely what is seen... in the cognized is merely what is cognized, then, Bahiya, you will not be 'with that.' When, Bahiya, you are not 'with that,' then, Bahiya, you will not be 'in that.' When, Bahiya, you are not 'in that,' then, Bahiya, you will be neither here nor beyond nor in between the two. Just this is the end of suffering."

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Postby acinteyyo » Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:55 pm

Thag 1.20. Ajita - I do not fear death; nor do I long for life. I’ll lay down this body, aware and mindful.

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Postby Samanera Tris Andika » Tue Jun 09, 2009 3:37 pm

Namo Buddhaya .....
Sabbe Satta Bhavantu Sukhitatta :anjali:
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