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RMSmith
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Hello hello ...

Postby RMSmith » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:39 pm

After a long 3 year absence from anything buddhist (bad life struggles causing me to give up on almost everything decent), I have started to step carefully and slowly onto the path again. I've noticed that some resources have disappeared, while others have sprouted. Happy to have found this place!

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bodom
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Re: Hello hello ...

Postby bodom » Wed Feb 17, 2010 11:43 pm

Welcome!

:anjali:
“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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Paul Davy
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Re: Hello hello ...

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:36 am

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'."
(Snp 3.6)

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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Re: Hello hello ...

Postby Virgo » Thu Feb 18, 2010 1:55 am

Welcome.

Virgo

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Ben
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Re: Hello hello ...

Postby Ben » Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:53 am

Hi RM Smith
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
metta

Ben
“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: Hello hello ...

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:20 pm

Hi & Wilcome to Dhamma Wheel!
:anjali:
“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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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."


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