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Preet
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Hi

Postby Preet » Sat Dec 12, 2009 3:40 pm

Hi

I found this site while 'googling' for some answers.

I've been practising Vipassana meditation, as taught by S N Goenka (India) for some time. Very irregular in my daily sittings for the past 2 years.

Its really embarrasing, but there are some questions I have, and I don't know where to look for the answers. At the retreats everybody is just so ahead of me, and I can't even understand the questions sometimes :) and mostly the answer is to observe.

I look forward to your help in my Dhamma journey, and if i can help at any time- I would be happy to.

With much metta

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Re: Hi

Postby Cittasanto » Sat Dec 12, 2009 4:27 pm

Hi & Welcome
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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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Vardali
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Re: Hi

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

I know the feeling ;)
At the end of the day, I am always falling back to having to make up my own mind. :toast:

So, "hi" back and welcome, I hope you can find good answers to your questions here :sage:

Have fun.
:anjali:

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Re: Hi

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Dec 13, 2009 1:20 am

Greetings Preet,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

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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LauraJ
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Re: Hi

Postby LauraJ » Sun Dec 13, 2009 1:23 am

Hi Preet, welcome. I look forward to your questions :)

Best,
Laura
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Re: Hi

Postby Aloka » Sun Dec 13, 2009 2:16 am

Hello and welcome Preet !

Kind regards,

Aloka

Preet
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Re: Hi

Postby Preet » Sun Dec 13, 2009 2:52 am

Thank you for your kind words.

"I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be."

With metta
Preet

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Laurens
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Re: Hi

Postby Laurens » Sun Dec 13, 2009 8:52 am

Hello and welcome

Do not be embarressed by any questions that you might have - there is no such thing as a stupid question. At least in Buddhism there isn't anyway. You won't be judged by what you know or don't know.

Best wishes
Laurens
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Re: Hi

Postby Calahand » Sun Dec 13, 2009 6:12 pm

welcome :)

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Re: Hi

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:40 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Michael_S
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Re: Hi

Postby Michael_S » Mon Dec 14, 2009 5:08 pm

Hi Preet and welcome.
I have learned a great deal here by reading many of the past threads.
As someone who is relatively new to Buddhist thinking, I can say already
that applying some of the fundamental elements has made a difference
in my daily life. This has got to be one of the most civil discussion groups on the web!
Mike


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