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Luke
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Hello

Postby Luke » Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:23 pm

Hello dear Theravadins,

This is Luke from Dharmawheel. I practice the Kagyu teachings of Tibetan Buddhism, but I created an account here so I could talk about the Pali Canon and other related topics when I feel the urge.

I think that Thai Buddhist temples are very beautiful.

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May all beings attain enlightenment.

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Re: Hello

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:34 pm

Hi
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Re: Hello

Postby Ben » Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:55 pm

Hi Luke
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
metta

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“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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David N. Snyder
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Re: Hello

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:58 pm

Luke wrote: I think that Thai Buddhist temples are very beautiful.


I agree!

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:38 pm

Greetings Luke,

Welcome to this side of the fence.

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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zavk
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Re: Hello

Postby zavk » Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:33 am

Welcome, Luke.
With metta,
zavk

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Re: Hello

Postby catmoon » Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:45 pm

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings Luke,

Welcome to this side of the fence.

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)


Fence? Side? He's a dualist! Burn the witch!

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Re: Hello

Postby BlackBird » Wed Nov 25, 2009 2:53 am

Hello Luke, nice to meet you
: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


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