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ES06
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New member

Postby ES06 » Wed Dec 25, 2013 12:51 pm

So, I am registering here on Christmas Day... :candle:

I am from Finland and I had account here years ago, but I have forgotten username and all. I didn't write many messages anyway!

I was Buddhist many years, but I left it around year ago. This autumn I started to meditate again and I saw benefits quickly again. That made me reconsider Buddhism again. I read books that inspired me to Buddhism in the first place and I realized that I had "missed the point" during the years. I had committed studying philosophy much more than practice.

Anyway, I am returning back to practice. I am not necessarily Buddhist yet, just giving a new chance to Dharma.

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: New member

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Dec 25, 2013 2:47 pm

Welcome to DW! Merry Christmas!
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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mikenz66
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Re: New member

Postby mikenz66 » Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:07 pm

Welcome!

:hello:

:anjali:
Mike

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Mkoll
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Re: New member

Postby Mkoll » Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:12 pm

Welcome back and happy holidays!

:anjali:
Buddhaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Dhammaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Saṅghaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi


Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world; by non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is an eternal law.
-Dhp 5

sabbe sattā sukhi hontu :smile:

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Weakfocus
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Re: New member

Postby Weakfocus » Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:38 pm

ES06 wrote:Anyway, I am returning back to practice.


Welcome back. You might find the topic The Dhamma Wheel Meditation Challenge helpful for daily practice.

Babadhari
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Re: New member

Postby Babadhari » Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:22 pm

:namaste:
Aflame with the fire of passion, the fire of aversion, the fire of delusion.
Aflame, with birth, aging & death, with sorrows, lamentations, pains, distresses, & despairs ......

Seeing thus, the disciple of the Noble One grows disenchanted. SN 35.28

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Ben
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Re: New member

Postby Ben » Wed Dec 25, 2013 9:36 pm

Greetings and welcome to DW!
“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.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Buckwheat
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Re: New member

Postby Buckwheat » Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:14 pm

Merry Buddhamas. ;) :hello:
Sotthī hontu nirantaraṃ - May you forever be well.

ES06
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Re: New member

Postby ES06 » Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:18 pm

Weakfocus wrote:
ES06 wrote:Anyway, I am returning back to practice.


Welcome back. You might find the topic The Dhamma Wheel Meditation Challenge helpful for daily practice.

Thanks for the tip.

And thank you all for welcome :anjali:

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Re: New member

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Dec 26, 2013 6:34 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:toast:

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Re: New member

Postby SarathW » Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:39 pm

Great new year resolution!
:hello:
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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bodom
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Re: New member

Postby bodom » Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:28 pm

Welcome!

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo

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Taijitu
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Re: New member

Postby Taijitu » Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:16 pm

Hi again!

Was fun chatting to you in the chat room.
http://www.dhammawheel.com/chat/
Unfettered at last, a traveling monk,
I pass the old Zen barrier.
Mine is a traceless stream-and-cloud life,
Of these mountains, which shall be my home?
Manan (1591-1654)


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