Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

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Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

Postby thornbush » Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:30 pm

Finally! I can't believe it....what am I doing here :rofl:
Oh ya :rolleye: I am suppose to say hi to everyone :clap:

Hi! Hello! :namaste: So many familiar faces :jumping:
To all here, may I learn and experience the ambrosia of Dhamma from all :twothumbsup:

Namo Amitabha Buddha!

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Re: Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

Postby Ben » Sun Feb 15, 2009 2:05 pm

Greetings Thornbush and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
Its great to see you here!

“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: Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

Postby Tex » Sun Feb 15, 2009 3:20 pm

"The serene and peaceful mind is the true epitome of human achievement."-- Ajahn Chah, Living Dhamma

"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

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Re: Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:55 pm

Yay, The Thorny One is here!

This is very good :clap:

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Re: Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:34 pm

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: Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Feb 15, 2009 10:46 pm

Greetings Thornbush,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

P.S. Thornbush is cool. :cool:

Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)

Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7

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Re: Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

Postby cooran » Mon Feb 16, 2009 12:11 am

Hello Thornbush,

Thornbush said: To all here, may I learn and experience the ambrosia of Dhamma from all

Goodness! Thorny One .... you can spell Dhamma without an 'r'. :jawdrop:

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Re: Namaste fellow Dhammadutas

Postby Modus.Ponens » Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:13 pm

Welcome thornbush :hello:
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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