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k4karma
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Hi

Postby k4karma » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:30 pm

Am happy to be here!

have been lurking and reading posts here for quite a while.

earlier this year I went to a monastery and took the panca sila, the five precepts. however, I did not memorise them, and did not repeat them again (though in English I reaffirm my vows everyday) and in the new year I vow to do it in pali everyday. this year (2014) I want to go deeper in Dhamma.

when I read the erudite replies I realise that though I may be more in years than some, in terms of Dhamma knowledge I do have a looooong way to go.

with metta

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bodom
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Re: Hi

Postby bodom » Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:31 pm

Welcome!

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“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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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hi

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:11 pm

Welcome! Here is a link to the refuges and precepts in Pali: http://www.buddhanet.net/pali_chant.htm
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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Babadhari
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Re: Hi

Postby Babadhari » Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:43 pm

hi k4karma and happy new year :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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mikenz66
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Re: Hi

Postby mikenz66 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:31 pm

Welcome!

:hello:

:anjali:
Mike

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Mkoll
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Re: Hi

Postby Mkoll » Tue Dec 31, 2013 9:32 pm

Welcome, k4karma!

Happy new year!

:anjali:
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa

Buddhaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Dhammaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Saṅghaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi


Katamañca, bhikkhave, nāmarūpaṃ? Vedanā, saññā, cetanā, phasso, manasikāro: idaṃ vuccati nāmaṃ. Cattāro ca mahābhūtā, catunnañca mahābhūtānaṃ upādāyarūpaṃ: Idaṃ vuccati rūpaṃ. Iti idañca nāmaṃ, idañca rūpaṃ: idaṃ vuccati, bhikkhave, nāma-rūpaṃ.

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David N. Snyder
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Re: Hi

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:20 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha2:

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Taijitu
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Re: Hi

Postby Taijitu » Sat Jan 04, 2014 5:18 pm

Hello. :hello:
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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