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saying hello

Postby sattva » Thu May 07, 2009 10:28 pm

it is nice to see a few familiar names here.
i am a zen buddhist with an appreciation of Theravadan. i have been listening to quite a few Dharmaseed talks recently and enjoy them. i probably won't post much here. i haven't been posting much anywhere, but i do read a post or two now and again and may ask a question occasionally.
kind regards,
sattva
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May all beings be at ease.
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Re: saying hello

Postby retrofuturist » Thu May 07, 2009 10:39 pm

Greetings Sattva,

Nice to see you here - welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Re: saying hello

Postby BubbaBuddhist » Fri May 08, 2009 12:34 am

Hi Sattva! :smile:

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Re: saying hello

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Fri May 08, 2009 12:51 am

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Re: saying hello

Postby zavk » Fri May 08, 2009 2:23 am

Welcome Sattva!
With metta,
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Re: saying hello

Postby Dhammanando » Fri May 08, 2009 4:47 am

Hi Sattva,

Nice to see you again. :smile:

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Re: saying hello

Postby Cittasanto » Fri May 08, 2009 9:43 am

Hi Sattva
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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Re: saying hello

Postby Beautiful Breath » Fri May 08, 2009 12:18 pm

Hi and welcome!
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Re: saying hello

Postby Tex » Fri May 08, 2009 7:08 pm

Nice to see you, sattva, hope you're well.
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Re: saying hello

Postby BlackBird » Sat May 09, 2009 9:29 am

Hello friend

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Re: saying hello

Postby Ben » Sat May 09, 2009 12:24 pm

sattva wrote:it is nice to see a few familiar names here.
i am a zen buddhist with an appreciation of Theravadan. i have been listening to quite a few Dharmaseed talks recently and enjoy them. i probably won't post much here. i haven't been posting much anywhere, but i do read a post or two now and again and may ask a question occasionally.
kind regards,
sattva


Its so good to see you here dear friend!
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Re: saying hello

Postby sattva » Mon May 11, 2009 8:29 pm

Thanks for all of your warm welcomes!
Wishing: In gladness and in safety,
May all beings be at ease.
---from the Metta Sutta
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Re: saying hello

Postby Modus.Ponens » Mon May 11, 2009 9:04 pm

Hi. Nice to see you here sattva :smile:
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