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Hello from norway!!

Postby yasodhara » Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:31 pm

Hi :namaste:

I am Ann from norway, beeing a buddhist for many years now, but i don`t know other norweagian buddhist around here, i know only thaiwomen as buddhists here, most of them live ca.2 hours from here, so when there is celebration or ceremony i go with them, only me norweagian then..
I hope to learn more about pali and theravada buddhism here ;)

Mettaya
Ann

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Re: Hello!!

Postby Ben » Tue Jul 28, 2009 7:34 pm

Welcome Ann!
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.
We have a few Scandanavian members here.
Metta

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Re: Hello from norway!!

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:40 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

Good screen-name!

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Re: Hello from norway!!

Postby shjohnk » Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:39 am

Hi Yasodhara,

Welcome! I only recently discovered this site and have already gained alot from it, sure you will too! You probably already know this, but one of the senior monks at Bodhinyana monastery in Western Australia, home of Ajahn Brahmavamso, is a Norwegian: Ajahn Brahmali. I have listened to all his uploaded Dhamma talks and find them exceptionally good - He really impresses me with his knowledge and understanding of the Dhamma (not to mention his astoundingly good English). I know he paid a visit to norway recently and did some talks there. So, this would seem to indicate that there are some good theravada groups operating in Norway. Maybe someone on 'Dhamma wheel' will be able to point you in the right direction of one?

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Re: Hello from norway!!

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Jul 30, 2009 4:57 am

Hi
Welcome to the forum
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Re: Hello from norway!!

Postby Kare » Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:23 am

yasodhara wrote:Hi :namaste:

I am Ann from norway, beeing a buddhist for many years now, but i don`t know other norweagian buddhist around here, i know only thaiwomen as buddhists here, most of them live ca.2 hours from here, so when there is celebration or ceremony i go with them, only me norweagian then..
I hope to learn more about pali and theravada buddhism here ;)

Mettaya
Ann


Hello Ann!

Hyggelig å se andre norske her!

We have a Norwegian Buddhist Forum here: http://dhammanor.informe.com/

Anyone who understands Norwegian is welcome there!
Mettāya,
Kåre


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