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Introducing myself

Postby sati » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:43 pm


I am happy to be here. Thanks for offering such a useful and inspiring online place.

I have been introduced to Theravada through S.N. Goenka and B.Gunaratana 's books, and I am still a beginner.

with Metta, :smile:

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:50 pm

Welcome Aboard Sati!
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:57 pm

Welcome sati!
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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Re: Introducing myself

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:40 pm


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: Introducing myself

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:19 am


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Retro. :)
“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby cooran » Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:32 am

Welcome!! :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: Introducing myself

Postby sati » Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:13 am

Thank you everyone for your warm welcome.

with Metta,

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:25 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Benjamin » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:14 pm

Welcome Sati!

May your time here be well spent and conducive to wisdom :)
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Re: Introducing myself

Postby bodom » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:48 pm

Welcome Sati!

The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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