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Hi

Postby GOTAMIST » Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:06 am

Some of you might know me already. Anyway here i am for better or worse :lol: .

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Paul Davy
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Re: Hi

Postby Paul Davy » Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:19 am

Greetings and welcome Gotamist,

Long time no see.

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

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)

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Dhammanando
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Re: Hi

Postby Dhammanando » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:09 am

Hi Gotamist,

Good to see you around. I was wondering what had become of you. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
    Yathā bubbuḷakaṃ passe, yathā passe marīcikaṃ,
    Evaṃ lokaṃ avekkhantaṃ, maccurājā na passati.

    One should see it as a bubble;
    One should see it as a mirage.
    Who regards the world thus
    The King of Death sees him not.
    (Dhammapada 170)


    ผู้ที่มองเห็นโลก ว่าไม่จีรังและหาสาระอะไรมิได้
    เช่นเดียวกับคนมองฟองน้ำและพยับแดด
    คนเช่นนี้พญามารย่อมตามหาไม่พบ ฯ
    (ธรรมบท ๑๗๐)

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Re: Hi

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:18 am

GOTAMIST wrote:Some of you might know me already. Anyway here i am for better or worse :lol: .



For the better.
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This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Hi

Postby thornbush » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:34 am

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jcsuperstar
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Re: Hi

Postby jcsuperstar » Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:50 am

:hello:
สัพเพ สัตตา สุขีตา โหนตุ

the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: Hi

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:53 am

Hi nice to meet you
“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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Modus.Ponens
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Re: Hi

Postby Modus.Ponens » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:04 pm

Welcome :smile:
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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SeerObserver
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Re: Hi

Postby SeerObserver » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:25 pm

Hello.

Crafty name choice.

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Ben
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Re: Hi

Postby Ben » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:52 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
“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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phil
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Re: Hi

Postby phil » Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:54 am

Welcome to Dhammawheel, Gotamist.

Metta,

Phil :smile:
Kammalakkhano , bhikkhave, bālo, kammalakkhano pandito, apadānasobhanī paññāti
(The fool is characterized by his/her actions/the wise one is characterized by his/her actions/Wisdom shines forth in behaviour.)
(AN 3.2 Lakkhana Sutta)


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