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Livindesert
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Hi all : )

Postby Livindesert » Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:34 am

I am just popping in to say hi :jumping: I heard this site was a good place to get a good Theravada education. I am currently practicing Nichiren Buddhism but am not sure about staying with that. This site looks pretty good so far . Nice to meet you all :jumping:

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Re: Hi all : )

Postby Ben » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:02 pm

Hi Livindesert

Whichever tradition you end up practicing, you are more than welcome here at Dhamma Wheel!
Kind regards

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Re: Hi all : )

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:07 pm

Hello Livindesert,

Thanks for joining us. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
The Great Sage did thus proclaim
With many a diverse chosen name
Vipassanā stilled and purified,
That to Emergence is allied.

Saṃsāra-cycle’s swamp of pain
Is vast and terrible; a man
Wisely should strive as best he can,
If he would this Emergence gain.
(Visuddhimagga XXI)

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Re: Hi all : )

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:08 pm

Hi :hello:
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 all : )

Postby genkaku » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:38 pm

Welcome and I hope you find something useful here.

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Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:20 pm

Greetings and welcome, livindesert!

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“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)

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