Greetings from China

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Greetings from China

Postby willp » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:47 am

Hi Friends. Greetings from beautiful Zhejiang Province, China where I Iive with my wonderful wife and son.
I've been attracted to the Buddha Dhamma for many years but really come unstuck on rebirth. Hoping the accumulated wisdom on this lovely site will help. Look forward to communicating with you.

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Re: Greetings from China

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:55 am

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Greetings from China

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:06 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Greetings from China

Postby Ben » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:42 am

Hi willp
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
I'm looking forward to reading your contributions.
kind regards

Ben
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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Greetings from China

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:16 am

Hi & welcome to Dhamma Wheel
“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: Greetings from China

Postby bodom » Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:58 am

Welcome!

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“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: Greetings from China

Postby nissaranamagga » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:20 pm

HELLO WillP

XIN NiAN QUAI Le!

Welcome to Dhamma wheel....


Chan.

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Re: Greetings from China

Postby Fede » Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:42 pm

Hello Will....!
You know what they say about 'suckers'....
There's one 're-born' every minute.....!

I include myself as primary candidate!

welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Greetings from China

Postby zavk » Mon Feb 15, 2010 5:28 am

Welcome!
With metta,
zavk


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