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Annis
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Hello from Spain!

Postby Annis » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:09 am

Hello! I'm glad to find a place like this. One day I began reading about buddhism and I realized that I have similar ideas since I was a child. It's like if I had been almost buddhist all my life and I didn't know it. Now, I continue reading and opening my mind to new learnings of this religion.

Sorry for my english :tongue: and nice to meet you!

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Ben
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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby Ben » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:29 am

Annis wrote:It's like if I had been almost buddhist all my life and I didn't know it.

Yes, many of us feel like that.
Welcome to Dhammawheel, Annis.
with metta,

Ben
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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:29 pm

Bienvenidos! I hope you find what you're looking for!
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: Hello from Spain!

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:53 pm

¡Hola,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby Paul Davy » Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:53 pm

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby cooran » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:16 am

Hello Annis,

Welcome! :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: Hello from Spain!

Postby Annis » Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:42 pm

Thank you!! :) Ben, I didn't know it. I'm very happy to know that there is people who feel like me.

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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby bodom » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:58 pm

Welcome Annis!

:anjali:
It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw


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