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hi - i'm new

Postby kayy » Sun Jan 31, 2010 6:21 pm

Hi all

I'm new to Dhamma Wheel.

Hope you all had a nice weekend, wherever you are.

Katy :smile:

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Re: hi - i'm new

Postby jcsuperstar » Sun Jan 31, 2010 6:30 pm

hi katy
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the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: hi - i'm new

Postby bodom » Sun Jan 31, 2010 6:33 pm

Welcome!

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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: hi - i'm new

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:26 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel Katy!
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“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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Re: hi - i'm new

Postby AdvaitaJ » Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:27 pm

Welcome aboard! :hello:

Regards: AdvaitaJ
The birds have vanished down the sky. Now the last cloud drains away.
We sit together, the mountain and me, until only the mountain remains.
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Re: hi - i'm new

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:39 pm

Greetings Katy,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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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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Re: hi - i'm new

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:17 am

Hi Katy,
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel
:anjali:
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: hi - i'm new

Postby Butrfly_Nirvana » Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:48 am

Welcome!

How are you?

:anjali:

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Re: hi - i'm new

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:49 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: hi - i'm new

Postby thecharmedbaja » Fri Feb 05, 2010 1:49 pm

Welcome!! :D

How are you? :)
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