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lotus_in_the_hills
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It's been a while

Postby lotus_in_the_hills » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:39 pm

I hope this message finds everyone well! It's been so long since I logged on here, I thought I may as well introduce myself all over again :)

For those who remember me, grad school is going well and I've recently started studying Sanskrit and Hindi (hope that doesn't make me forget my Pali).

I'm looking forward to getting involved in discussions again very soon!

~lotus

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Re: It's been a while

Postby bodom » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:46 pm

Welcome back.

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo

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Re: It's been a while

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Feb 21, 2010 7:17 pm

Welcome Back!
I believe One member here (kare) has said that sanskrit can aid in pali translating, well those are my words recollected from a thread.

but even if that is inaccurate I hope youfind these languages useful to understanding the path.
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Re: It's been a while

Postby Virgo » Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:08 pm

Welcome [back]. :)

:namaste:

Virg


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