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hi i`m paul lennon....

Postby paul lennon » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:01 am

i have studied buddhism since i was a boy....

it has helped me overcome some very heavy trials in my life....

meditation is my refuge....

a monk asked buddha....

what is the safest place in the world...

buddha replied....

when you are meditating you are safe....

meditation is the safest place to be...

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Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:04 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Re: hi i`m paul lennon....

Postby plwk » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:16 am

a monk asked buddha....

what is the safest place in the world...

buddha replied....

when you are meditating you are safe....

meditation is the safest place to be...

Oh the Buddha said that? Reference please?
Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Postby cooran » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:51 am

Welcome Paul! :group:

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Postby Cittasanto » Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:01 am

Welcome Aboard
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Postby Ben » Thu Jan 03, 2013 7:13 am

Hi Paul and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
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Postby Khalil Bodhi » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:24 am

Welcome to DW!
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Re: hi i`m paul lennon....

Postby James the Giant » Thu Jan 03, 2013 11:54 am

Cool name, are you actually Paul Lennon, or is that a mix of Paul McCartney and John Lennon?
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