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Hi Everyone

Postby arijitmitter » Sun Jun 30, 2013 11:59 am

Hi,

My name is Arijit and I stay in Calcutta, India.
For about last 18 months I have felt a strong inner attraction towards Lord Buddha. There are very few Buddhist monasteries in Calcutta and none that are " inviting " to an inquisitive stranger [ none that hold discourses of any kind or explain anything if you ask; they hold daily prayers in evening which public are allowed to attend ].
So I am glad to have found this Forum of like minded individuals. Very glad to be part of this Forum with all of you.

:namaste: Arijit

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Re: Hi Everyone

Postby Ben » Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:02 pm

Hi Arijit and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
I am glad you have found us.
kind regards,

Ben
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- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

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loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Hi Everyone

Postby cooran » Sun Jun 30, 2013 12:13 pm

Hello Arijit - welcome to DhammaWheel! :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 Everyone

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Jun 30, 2013 5:08 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hi Everyone

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun Jun 30, 2013 7:04 pm

Welcome Arjit! Every good blessing to you! :anjali:
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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