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Senex
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Hello there!

Postby Senex » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:18 am

My name is Michael (18), from Canada, and am very interested in Buddhism! At the moment im not committed to anything since I am still young and not very knowledgeable(I do however believe i have a good grasp of the basics of all of the world's major religions), however I am very curious and eager to learn and discuss anything!

Also have a profile on Dharmawheel by the same name, so you might see a post by me there once in a while.
Words exist because of meaning; once you've gotten the meaning, you can forget the words. Where can I find a man who has forgotten words so I can have a word with him?

Zhuangzi, chapter 26
(B. Watson, The Complete Works of Chuang-tzu, 302)

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Re: Hello there!

Postby BlackBird » Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:06 am

Hi there Michael, welcome aboard.

Metta
Jack
"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." - MN. 70 Kitagiri Sutta

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retrofuturist
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Re: Hello there!

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:04 am

Greetings Michael,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

Never again...

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Vardali
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Re: Hello there!

Postby Vardali » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:24 am

Welcome and enjoy :)

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Re: Hello there!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Oct 04, 2009 2:19 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello there!

Postby Jechbi » Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:46 pm

Salām.
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: Hello there!

Postby fivebells » Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:26 pm

Hey, that's cool, I had no idea there was a Dharmawheel, too. Thanks for the pointer.

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Senex
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Re: Hello there!

Postby Senex » Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:20 am

Thanks for the welcome!
Words exist because of meaning; once you've gotten the meaning, you can forget the words. Where can I find a man who has forgotten words so I can have a word with him?

Zhuangzi, chapter 26
(B. Watson, The Complete Works of Chuang-tzu, 302)

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Quinn
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Re: Hello there!

Postby Quinn » Fri Oct 09, 2009 8:24 am

Hi
:hello:

welcome from Tasmania!!
:quote: We have devils! :twisted:
(for dinner!)
Bye!

Quinn
May the power of the Buddha be with you!!!


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