Hi from Texas...

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SonOtheSouth
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Hi from Texas...

Postby SonOtheSouth » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:35 am

Hi all, new to the forum and Buddhism in general. Looking forward to learning from all of you... Glad to have found the forum ! :smile:

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cooran
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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby cooran » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:38 am

Welcome to DhammaWheel, SoftheS :group:

with metta,
Chris
---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 Texas...

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:53 am

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

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:05 am

Welcome!
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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David N. Snyder
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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jan 02, 2013 3:31 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Cittasanto
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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:51 pm

Hi,
Welcome Aboard!
like you avatar
“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.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"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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bodom
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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby bodom » Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:09 pm

Welcome from your neighbour in San Antonio!

:anjali:
“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19


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