Hello from the Netherlands

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jmb
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Hello from the Netherlands

Postby jmb » Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:11 pm

Hi all, I used to be on e-sangha (before it crashed) and just found out a lot of people from there moved to here.
So, I'm glad to have found Dhamma Wheel!

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bodom
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Re: Hello from the Netherlands

Postby bodom » Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:09 pm

Welcome!

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It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw

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Re: Hello from the Netherlands

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:19 pm

Hi & Welcome to Dhamma Wheel

There is also the sister site of Dharma Wheel http://www.dharmawheel.net/ which is more Mahayana & Vajrayana inclined.
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Re: Hello from the Netherlands

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:20 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Ben
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Re: Hello from the Netherlands

Postby Ben » Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:31 pm

Hi jmb and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
kind regards

Ben
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- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Paul Davy
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Re: Hello from the Netherlands

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:57 pm

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Hello from the Netherlands

Postby zavk » Mon Feb 08, 2010 12:27 am

Hello, good to see you here.
With metta,
zavk


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