Blessings of Peace

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wrbergman
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Blessings of Peace

Postby wrbergman » Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:38 am

Hi Everyone,

My name is Wayne Bergman and I am a Father and Husband. I started my journey out following the Tibetan path. I am new to study and practice and over the last few weeks I have been drawn to seek Dhamma thru Theravada. I live on the upper west coast of the United States. I am looking forward to interacting with you all here.

Take care,

:namaste:

Wayne

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retrofuturist
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Re: Blessings of Peace

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:43 am

Greetings Wayne,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

Never again...

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catmoon
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Re: Blessings of Peace

Postby catmoon » Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:47 am

Hi Wayne!


May you find safe refuge here. Well, safer anyhow. :jumping:

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Guy
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Re: Blessings of Peace

Postby Guy » Wed Oct 28, 2009 5:36 am

Hi Wayne,

I hope that you find this site as useful as I have.

With Metta,

Guy
Four types of letting go:

1) Giving; expecting nothing back in return
2) Throwing things away
3) Contentment; wanting to be here, not wanting to be anywhere else
4) "Teflon Mind"; having a mind which doesn't accumulate things

- Ajahn Brahm

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Jechbi
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Re: Blessings of Peace

Postby Jechbi » Wed Oct 28, 2009 5:46 am

Hi

:thumbsup:
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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BlackBird
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Re: Blessings of Peace

Postby BlackBird » Thu Oct 29, 2009 7:39 am

Hi there
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel :)

:anjali:
"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

wrbergman
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Re: Blessings of Peace

Postby wrbergman » Thu Oct 29, 2009 12:32 pm

Thanks for the WELCOMES... *Smiles*

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Re: Blessings of Peace

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 29, 2009 9:19 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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