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Hello everyone

Postby avid » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:06 pm

I am happy to have this site.
I used to visit e-sangha and was glad to see so many familiar names here.
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby bodom » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:17 pm

Welcome! Its nice to have you here.

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Dec 23, 2009 6:29 pm

Hi,
Nice to meet you :anjali:
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby cooran » Wed Dec 23, 2009 7:07 pm

Hello avid,

Glad you made it here! :group:

with metta
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:38 pm

Greetings Avid,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Hello everyone

Postby Ben » Thu Dec 24, 2009 12:29 am

Hi Avid
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Dec 24, 2009 3:28 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Re: Hello everyone

Postby pink_trike » Thu Dec 24, 2009 3:38 am

Howdy Avid,

Welcome to DW.
Vision is Mind
Mind is Empty
Emptiness is Clear Light
Clear Light is Union
Union is Great Bliss

- Dawa Gyaltsen

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