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Hello everyone :-)

Postby Atanavat » Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:39 am

Greetings. I am starting practice (layman) and I seek info, guidance and like minded sentient beings. I am autodidact :reading: and identify with Theravada. Metta.
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Re: Hello everyone :-)

Postby Mkoll » Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:53 am

Welcome to DW, Atanavat!

:smile:
Peace,
James
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Re: Hello everyone :-)

Postby Babadhari » Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:23 am

welcome :hello:
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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Re: Hello everyone :-)

Postby rowboat » Fri Feb 21, 2014 9:11 am

Hi, Atanavat. Welcome to DhammaWheel!
Rain soddens what is covered up,
It does not sodden what is open.
Therefore uncover what is covered
That the rain will not sodden it.
Ud 5.5
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Re: Hello everyone :-)

Postby Atanavat » Fri Feb 21, 2014 9:52 am

Thank you - all
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Re: Hello everyone :-)

Postby SarathW » Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:56 am

:hello:
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Re: Hello everyone :-)

Postby bodom » Fri Feb 21, 2014 2:08 pm

Welcome!

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah
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Re: Hello everyone :-)

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Feb 22, 2014 1:38 am

Welcome!
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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Re: Hello everyone :-)

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:49 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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