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Postby gonzo713 » Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:12 am

hello im a new member. ive been practicing buddhist for years. now im a anarcho buddhist. :guns:

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Re: hello all

Postby Ben » Fri Oct 30, 2009 1:15 am

Greetings Gonzo
I don't know what an 'anarcho-buddhist' is, though I am sure you'll tell us all in your own good time.
Anyway, I hope you like it here!

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: hello all

Postby Guy » Fri Oct 30, 2009 2:54 am

Hello Gonzo, Welcome! :hello:
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: hello all

Postby BlackBird » Fri Oct 30, 2009 8:07 am

Hello friend

"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: hello all

Postby Mawkish1983 » Fri Oct 30, 2009 8:40 am

Rock on Gonzo. I think we are all anarchic in a way, we all reject the samsara system and work towards something better :)

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