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Calahand
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Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby Calahand » Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:19 pm

Hello!
I am new to buddhism, and I really liked theravada, I used to go to this site called "e-sangha" to learn about theravada buddhism, but i guess thats down or something. Its so nice to find a site again to learn more about theravada buddhism and its practice. So in order to stay connected and learn more, here I am. :thumbsup:

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Re: Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Dec 10, 2009 5:48 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Tex
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Re: Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby Tex » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:11 pm

Welcome!

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"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

"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." -- Heraclitus

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Re: Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:20 pm

Hi
hope you find here useful
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
John Stuart Mill

Calahand
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Re: Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby Calahand » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:24 pm

Thanks all for the welcome. Oh I am finding it useful, especially the study group, alot of suttas there to keep me occupied. :)

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Re: Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:55 pm

Greetings Calahand,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Retro. :)
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"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby Calahand » Sat Dec 12, 2009 1:27 am

Thanks for the warm welcome , I appreciate it y'all. :)

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Re: Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby Vardali » Sat Dec 12, 2009 5:18 pm

Welcome and enjoy :)
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Re: Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby Calahand » Sun Dec 13, 2009 9:36 pm

thanks! :mrgreen:

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Re: Hello fellow Dharmafarers

Postby LauraJ » Mon Dec 14, 2009 3:00 am

Hi cal! :hello:
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