Hello from Spain

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Pablo
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Hello from Spain

Postby Pablo » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:08 pm

Hi everyone!

I am one in the "noble search" from Madrid (Spain). I have practised meditation for two years and a half now, and I have studied mainly Theravada Buddhism, more specifically Ajahn Chah and his disciples, Thanissaro Bhikkhu, and the Sutta Pitaka.

I usually write in this Spanish forum (www.bosquetheravada.org), but I wished to contribute to an English-written forum, so I could practise my English and, of course, learn more about the Dhamma, and meet new dhamma-buddies!

Metta to you all :anjali:

Pablo

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Re: Hello from Spain

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:22 pm

Welcome Pablo! Image

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Re: Hello from Spain

Postby Fede » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:09 pm

Buenas tardes, Pablo, y bienvenido!!

No, I think that's just about my limit, except for a few basic school-learnt words!!

Welcome!!

:namaste:
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Hello from Spain

Postby Paul Davy » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:24 pm

Greetings and welcome, Pablo!

Lovely to see you here.

Best wishes for your English practice (which already sounds perfectly fine)

Metta,
Retro. :)
“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

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)

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Re: Hello from Spain

Postby SeerObserver » Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:25 pm

Bienvenidos, Pablo. Mucho gusto. Puedes aprender mucho aquí.

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Re: Hello from Spain

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:44 am

Hi
“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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Re: Hello from Spain

Postby Rui Sousa » Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:31 am

Hola,

Bienvenido a Dhamma Wheel..
With Metta

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Re: Hello from Spain

Postby Pablo » Tue Apr 14, 2009 12:38 pm

Thanks everyone for the warm welcome! :smile:

To celebrate it, I'm gonna sit for a while. See you afterwards! :tongue:


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