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Hi :)

Postby thecharmedbaja » Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:51 am

:namaste: everybody,

I'm new to both this forum and Theravada Buddhism! I seeked refuge on the Duruthu Poya day last week, after serious thought and searching into all the world religions, and finally came to the conclusion that Buddhism was the only one that made sense to me :D Forgive me if I ask lots of questions on this forum :embarassed: !

My name is Jasmine, I'm 17 and am from London, but I currently live with my girlfriend in Wales to do my A levels :)

How about all of you? How long have you been Buddhists, etc? :)
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Re: Hi :)

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:52 am

Greetings Jasmine,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Re: Hi :)

Postby appicchato » Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:54 am

Welcome Jasmine...nice to see you here... :clap:

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Re: Hi :)

Postby thecharmedbaja » Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:05 pm

Thank you both :) :mrgreen:

How long have you two been Buddhists? Why did you both become Buddhists? :D
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Postby Cittasanto » Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:09 pm

Hi & welcome to Dhammawheel
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Re: Hi :)

Postby bodom » Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:11 pm

Hi Jasmine. :hello:

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To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

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Re: Hi :)

Postby thecharmedbaja » Fri Feb 05, 2010 3:33 pm

Hello :D

Thank you all for the warm welcome! :)

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Re: Hi :)

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Feb 05, 2010 6:48 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hi :)

Postby jezzicaz789 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 7:03 am

thecharmedbaja wrote::namaste: everybody,

I'm new to both this forum and Theravada Buddhism! I seeked refuge on the Duruthu Poya day last week, after serious thought and searching into all the world religions, and finally came to the conclusion that Buddhism was the only one that made sense to me :D Forgive me if I ask lots of questions on this forum :embarassed: !

My name is Jasmine, I'm 17 and am from London, but I currently live with my girlfriend in Wales to do my A levels :)

How about all of you? How long have you been Buddhists, etc? :)


Hi , I am a new member of forum. Would a newcomer be warmly welcome here? Good day you guys!!!

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Re: Hi :)

Postby catmoon » Tue Mar 09, 2010 11:48 pm

The two guys you were chatting to are ancient relics of Buddhism. :smile: I've been doin it for maybe a few years now. We have all kinds of people here.


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