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masterbbb
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HI

Postby masterbbb » Sat Dec 05, 2009 12:16 am

hi

i have been studying religions for a while and enjoy studying them. i am a youth. and also recently became a baha'i. and love being a baha'i.

so i have been reading some books on buddhism, so i thought i mine as well join a forum since i can't get to a temple.


thanks

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Re: HI

Postby Cittasanto » Sat Dec 05, 2009 1:07 am

Hi,
hope you find what you are looking for!
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: HI

Postby Ben » Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:38 am

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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David N. Snyder
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Re: HI

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Dec 05, 2009 3:53 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: HI

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Dec 06, 2009 1:13 am

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)


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