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Postby poppoli » Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:40 am

Hi there,
My name is Olaf, thanks for this contribution, I'll most likely be surfing around this page, reading without commenting for my mind is sneaky thing that has temporarily been forbidden to express itself too much :P

I've been watching my breath for about ten years, on and off, on when in pain, off when I think I can control things - step by step getting more balanced.

Look forward to surf this page.

Warmest,
Olaf
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Re: Greetings

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:54 am

Greetings and welcome, Olaf.

Nice to see you here at Dhamma Wheel.

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Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Greetings

Postby Ben » Fri Jan 09, 2009 3:07 am

Hi Olaf

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
Kind regards

Ben
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Re: Greetings

Postby Dhammanando » Fri Jan 09, 2009 3:50 am

Sæll Ólafur!

Gakktu í bæinn. Það er gott að sjá þig hérna.

Kær kveðja,
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    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
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Re: Greetings

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:00 am

Ah, I thought that username looked familiar somehow. ;)

Nice work...

Metta,
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If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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