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Postby crawford1 » Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:05 pm

Hello there im new to this and would just like to say hello.
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Re: Newbie

Postby wornoutskin » Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:12 pm

Hello!
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.
Metta,
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He who neither goes too far nor lags behind,
greedless he knows: "This is all unreal,"
--such a monk gives up the here and the beyond,
just as a serpent sheds its worn-out skin.
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Re: Newbie

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:50 pm

Welcome to DW!
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: Newbie

Postby Mkoll » Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:57 pm

Hi and welcome to the forum!

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Peace,
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Re: Newbie

Postby mikenz66 » Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:59 pm

Welcome!

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Re: Newbie

Postby cooran » Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:14 pm

Hello Crawford,

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :group:

With metta,
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---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---
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Re: Newbie

Postby Ben » Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:55 pm

Greetings Crawford and welcome to DW!
"One cannot step twice into the same river, nor can one grasp any mortal substance in a stable condition, but it scatters and again gathers; it forms and dissolves, and approaches and departs."

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Re: Newbie

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Aug 02, 2014 11:17 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Newbie

Postby clw_uk » Sun Aug 03, 2014 2:50 pm

Welcome :hello:
“ Your mind is likewise blocked. But the right road awaits you still. Cast out your doubts, your fears and your desires, let go of grief and of hope as well, for where these rule , then the mind is their subject." Boetius
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Re: Newbie

Postby bodom » Mon Aug 04, 2014 12:38 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: Newbie

Postby Sokehi » Mon Aug 04, 2014 2:40 pm

welcome to the dhammawheel, crawford1 :anjali:
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Otherwise there will be no end to the animosity. - Ajahn Fuang Jotiko

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