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Kingdubrock
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Howdy.

Postby Kingdubrock » Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:53 pm

I have actually been posting for about a week and havent introduced myself yet.
So, hi! :smile:

My name is Mark. I live in Toronto. I've been into the dharma for about 14 years now. Went back to grad school after i lost my job and am doing my thesis about mindfulness in all its currently popular contexts - Buddhist, MBSR and "Langerian".
Some of my questions will likely be related to my work. But I also spend waaay too much time in isolation reading and writing since I've been in school, and would also enjoy just hanging out and talking shop with y'all.

Love,
Mark

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David N. Snyder
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Re: Howdy.

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:14 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:toast:

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Re: Howdy.

Postby Kingdubrock » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:19 pm

Thank you! :smile:

And thank you, David, for your wonderful contributions and resources!

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Re: Howdy.

Postby cooran » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:47 pm

Welcome! :group:


With metta,
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Re: Howdy.

Postby Hickersonia » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:53 pm

Well met, Mark,

I hope you are well, and may your work be fruitful! :anjali:
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throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned."

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Re: Howdy.

Postby Kingdubrock » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:17 pm

Wow, thank you all for the warm welcome. :bow:

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Re: Howdy.

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:46 pm

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

8-)

Metta,
Retro. :)
"We should not congratulate someone on the success of their misdeeds, but on the contrary should endeavour to advise him or her to lead a more skilful and wholesome life. If such advice is ignored then we can only give up and let go" - Phra Panyapatipo

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Re: Howdy.

Postby Kingdubrock » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:48 pm

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

8-)

Metta,
Retro. :)


Thank you Retro! :smile:

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Re: Howdy.

Postby SarathW » Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:59 am

:hello:

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Re: Howdy.

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:53 am

Welcome Mark!
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Re: Howdy.

Postby Ben » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:00 am

Greetings Mark and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
kind regards,

Ben
“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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Re: Howdy.

Postby Virgo » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:09 am

Howdy King and welcome to Dhammawheel. :anjali:
Whatever an enemy might do to an enemy, or a foe to a foe, the ill-directed mind can do to you even worse.

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Re: Howdy.

Postby Kingdubrock » Fri Aug 23, 2013 11:02 pm

Thank you Khalil, Ben and Virgo. :anjali:
I feel so welcome I have already joined in on the welcoming of other new people. :-)

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Re: Howdy.

Postby clw_uk » Sat Aug 24, 2013 12:14 am

Welcome :)
Lost to a world in which I crave no part,
I sit alone and listen to my heart,
Pleased with my little corner of the earth,
Glad that I came--not sorry to depart
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