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Collective
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e-sangha

Postby Collective » Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:15 am

Hello

e-sangha is down. When researching as to why I as shocked to find out about the strict curtailing of view points it had.

So I found this site

I'm a 'newbie' from Wales with way too many questions

Peace and thanks

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Re: e-sangha

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:18 am

Questions are welcome, and I hope you find Dhamma Wheel of interest and value.
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Re: e-sangha

Postby Ben » Fri Oct 16, 2009 8:26 am

Hi Collective
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
Please keep in mind that our twin values of friendliness and mutual respect extend to other Buddhist fora. Within our Terms of Service we have expressly requested that members do not bad-mouth other fora. Now that I've got the 'heavy' stuff outa the way, I look forward to your contributions!
metta

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Collective
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Re: e-sangha

Postby Collective » Fri Oct 16, 2009 9:10 am

Sure, no axe to grind, just saying that I was shocked.

Thanks

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Re: e-sangha

Postby clw_uk » Fri Oct 16, 2009 3:06 pm

Welcome to the site


Im from wales as well :)
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Re: e-sangha

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Oct 18, 2009 10:16 pm

Greetings Collective,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"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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Re: e-sangha

Postby Dhammanucara » Fri Oct 23, 2009 10:37 pm

Hi all,
I was about to start a new one when i saw the topic of this intro as e-sangha. Actually,it is because I couldnt log into Esangha that prompted me to look for other alternative when i stumbled upon dhamma wheel.What impressed me more is that most of the members i am actually familiar with, so this is just like a family for me too. And furthermore, since i am more Theravada-based, this forum sounds, at my first impression, more resources to cater my needs.
Greetings all once again,
Dhammanucara

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Re: e-sangha

Postby Paul Davy » Fri Oct 23, 2009 10:39 pm

Greetings to you too Dhammanucara,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"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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Re: e-sangha

Postby BlackBird » Fri Oct 23, 2009 11:01 pm

Hello Collective, Dhammanucara.
One of the things I enjoy about Dhammawheel is there is an emphasis on spiritual friendship or Kalyāṇa-mittatā. There's a wholesomeness to it, and if one hangs around one can be expected to foster good qualities and reap the corresponding happiness.

It's all good, as they say.

Hope you enjoy your time here and learn a lot :)

Metta
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'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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Re: e-sangha

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Oct 25, 2009 12:31 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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