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Nadi
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hello

Postby Nadi » Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:24 am

Hi all,

I've been a member of dhamma wheel for a couple of months now and have been reading your posts with a lot of interest. I have to say its a great forum. A big thank you to everyone involved!

I just posted my first message and thought it rude not to introduce myself. :-) So yeah, hello everyone. I'm really happy to be part of this...

With metta,
Nadi
With Metta,
Nadi

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Re: hello

Postby SeerObserver » Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:38 am

Welcome. Thanks for the intro. I hope the forum helps you progress along the path.
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Re: hello

Postby phil » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:12 am

Welcome to da Wheel, Nadi. :smile:

Metta,

Phil
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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Re: hello

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:23 am

Greetings and welcome, Nadi.

Metta,
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: hello

Postby Ben » Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:58 am

Hi Nadi and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
I'm looking forward to your contributions.
Metta

Ben
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: hello

Postby zavk » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:03 am

Hi Nadi,

Greetings from Hawthorn East.

(I don't say hi to new members enough, shall endeavour to do this more often... :embarassed: )

Metta,
zavk
With metta,
zavk

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Re: hello

Postby Rui Sousa » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:08 am

Hello Nadi.

:anjali:
With Metta

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Re: hello

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:30 am

Hi
Nice to meet you
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: hello

Postby thornbush » Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:45 pm

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Re: hello

Postby Dhammanando » Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:06 pm

Hi Nadi,

Welcome, and thanks for introducing yourself. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
    ...and this thought arose in the mind of the Blessed One:
    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
    — William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude,

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Re: hello

Postby Nadi » Thu Mar 19, 2009 10:08 pm

Thank you venerable, and everyone else. You make me feel very welcome. :)
With Metta,
Nadi

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Re: hello

Postby Dan74 » Fri Mar 20, 2009 2:38 am

:hello:

Howdi stranger!

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Re: hello

Postby sukhamanveti » Fri Mar 20, 2009 3:43 am

Hi Nadi,

Welcome! :smile:

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Sīlaṃ balaṃ appaṭimaṃ.
Sīlaṃ āvudhamuttamaṃ.
Sīlamābharaṇaṃ seṭṭhaṃ.
Sīlaṃ kavacamabbhutaṃ.


Virtue is a matchless power.
Virtue is the greatest weapon.
Virtue is the best adornment.
Virtue is a wonderful armor.

Theragatha 614


Sabbapāpassa akaraṇaṃ,
kusalassa upasampadā,
Sacittapariyodapanaṃ,
etaṃ buddhāna sāsanaṃ.


Refraining from all wrong-doing,
Undertaking the good,
Purifying the mind,
This is the teaching of the buddhas.

Dhammapada v. 183/14.5


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