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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!
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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

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"And so, because this Teaching is so different from what Westerners are accustomed to, they will try to adapt the Teaching to their own framework. What they need to learn to do is not to adapt the Teaching to their own point of view but to adapt their own point of view to the Teaching. This is called saddhá, or faith, and it means giving oneself to the Teaching even if the Teaching is contrary to one’s own preconceived notions of the way things are."- Ven Bodhesako

Nanavira Thera's teachings - An existential approach to the Dhamma | Ven. Bodhesako's essay on anicca
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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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