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pakow greets you, good forum

Postby Pakow Chris » Fri May 30, 2014 11:06 am

Hi,

This forum has the ability to inspire and lift ones spirit. Thanks alot!

I'm a pakow (white clothed anagarika) from Norway living on 8 precepts in a forest monastery in Northern Thailand. Been doing so for the last seven months and my aspiration is to become a monk (in due time).

The Abbot here is very "modern" and lets me use smart phone to be connected to the net (of course not for the purpose of entertaining my kilesas (too much)).

You are a real resource! Thanks once again.

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Postby cooran » Fri May 30, 2014 11:25 am

Welcome to DhammaWheel, Pakow Chris! :group:

With metta,
Chris
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Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri May 30, 2014 11:26 am

Welcome aboard.

I think we already have at least one active member from Norway.
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Postby David N. Snyder » Fri May 30, 2014 3:14 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Postby Mkoll » Fri May 30, 2014 5:32 pm

Welcome to the forum, pakow!

May you practice well.
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa

Buddhaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Dhammaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Saṅghaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi


You live for the good of both
—your own, the other’s—
when, knowing the other’s provoked,
you mindfully grow calm.
-SN 11.5

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Postby Anagarika » Sat May 31, 2014 12:14 am

Pakow Chris:

From one anagarika to another, welcome, and I hope this forum I beneficial for you, as it has been for myself and many others. If you're in Northern Thailand, and perhaps near Fang, Chiang Mai region, we can meet up and say hello at Wat Sriboonruang or nearby. I live in the states but visit my "home Wat" as often as I can. I amglad you chose northern Thaland...so much beauty and many good Wats with good Bhikkhus and Bhikkhunis.

Anagarika Dhammapala (Michael Roe)

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Postby Paul Davy » Sat May 31, 2014 4:06 am

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'."
(Snp 3.6)

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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Postby bodom » Sat May 31, 2014 5:37 am

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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Re: pakow greets you, good forum

Postby Pakow Chris » Sun Jun 01, 2014 2:55 pm

Cheers venerable and dhamma dudes! I believe Kåre, the Norwegian Pali expert, is contributing quite a lot on this board, yes.

@anagarika: that might well be an excellent way of getting to see more of the many beautiful monasteries around in this great region. PM me next time you're coming to thailand!

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Postby Skogskloster » Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:31 pm

Your community from Norway greets you welcome Christian :anjali:


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