Blessings of Peace

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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,



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Re: Blessings of Peace

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

Greetings Wayne,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


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)

Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7

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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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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,

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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Re: Blessings of Peace

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


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: Blessings of Peace

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

Hi there
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel :)

"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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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


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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