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avii
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Hello there

Postby avii » Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:37 pm

I'm a Theravada Buddhist from Scandinavia, Norway. I'm 46 yrs old male. Work with telecom business. My buddhistinterest is in anapanasati meditation, and to contemplate dhamma as I experience it. Else I try live and practise as a good layman, at least as good as it is possible for me under the conditions I have. I'm open minded, not too big fan of rituals and conventions, but I do have great respect for the ones who are, and participate happily from time to time. Hopefully I will enjoy and grow from the diversity of buddhists this forum represents.

Best whishes to everyone

Avii

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Re: Hello there

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Aug 28, 2013 12:43 pm

Welcome.
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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: Hello there

Postby cooran » Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:41 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel avii! :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 there

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:31 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:hello:

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Paul Davy
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Re: Hello there

Postby Paul Davy » Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:52 pm

Greetings Avii,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'."
(Snp 3.6)

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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Re: Hello there

Postby bodom » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:51 am

Welcome avii!

:anjali:
“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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avii
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Re: Hello there

Postby avii » Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:29 pm

Thank you seniors for welcome me to Dhamma Wheel :)


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