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Hi everybody.

Postby A Medic » Tue Nov 03, 2009 4:25 pm

My name is Casey. I'll be going by A Medic on here. I'm 25 and a medic in the US Army Reserves. I just finished LPN school, and I'm working on my RN. One day I hope to become a Physician Assistant. My interest is mainly in Soto Zen Buddhism, but I also like Theravada. I mainly just read post on here probably won't post to much myself.


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Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Nov 03, 2009 5:53 pm


Hi Casey,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

Have you been to Iraq or Afghanistan yet? Stay safe.

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Postby notself » Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:37 pm

Welcome. :anjali:
Though one may conquer a thousand times a thousand men in battle, yet he is indeed the noblest victor who conquers himself. ---Dhp 103

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Postby Ben » Tue Nov 03, 2009 9:11 pm

Hi Casey
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Postby Tex » Tue Nov 03, 2009 11:34 pm

Welcome, Casey.

Several of us are interested in Zen, too.

"The serene and peaceful mind is the true epitome of human achievement."-- Ajahn Chah, Living Dhamma

"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

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Postby retrofuturist » Tue Nov 03, 2009 11:41 pm

Greetings Casey,

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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Postby BlackBird » Wed Nov 04, 2009 3:42 am

Welcome 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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