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Postby clw_uk » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:37 pm

Hey all, names craig, been practising theravada buddhist for just over year now, really glad to have found a forum like this already finding it really helpful and informative :reading:

Metta
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Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:55 pm

:hello:

Hi, welcome!

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Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:50 pm

Hi Clw
not long replied to one of your posts hope you enjoy it here
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Postby Ben » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:55 pm

Welcome Craig!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Re: Hey

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:44 pm

Greetings & welcome Craig.

Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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