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I'm new (kinda)

Postby DonkeyDarko » Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:48 am

Hey all.

I used to go by DhammaPunk on the eSangha forums, but I was never amazingly active there so I don't suppose that means much to anyone!

I took refuge over a year ago, but because of illness and a few other things have not been back to my temple or met with the local buddhist community much since then, so expect lots of questions from me for a while cos I'm kind of a newbie :P

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Re: I'm new (kinda)

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:11 pm

hope you enjoy any discussions here!
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: I'm new (kinda)

Postby Kim OHara » Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:18 pm

Welcome, DonkeyDarko :smile:
There are quite a few folk here who used to visit e-sangha, including me. I kept the same identity, a few others haven't.


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Re: I'm new (kinda)

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Dec 14, 2009 2:38 pm


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: I'm new (kinda)

Postby LauraJ » Mon Dec 14, 2009 5:09 pm

Hi DonkeyDarko! Welcome :anjali:
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Re: I'm new (kinda)

Postby cooran » Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:07 pm

Welcome DD!

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---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: I'm new (kinda)

Postby Aloka » Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:34 pm

Hello and welcome !


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Re: I'm new (kinda)

Postby Paul Davy » Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:38 pm


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Retro. :)
“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

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)

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