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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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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,
zavk

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Re: saying hello

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

Hi Sattva,

Nice to see you again. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando
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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!
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: 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!
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: saying hello

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

Thanks for all of your warm welcomes!
https://www.facebook.com/MountainGateSanmonjiZenCommunity
http://www.sanmonjizen.org/index.html

My avatar is one of many calligraphies painted by my teacher. Mitra Bishop, Roshi. She has them for sale to try to raise money for her building project. Also, if you purchase books on Amazon, you can use Amazon Smile and put in Mountain Gate (In Ojo Sarco, NM) and a small % will go to the monastery.
:anjali:

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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:
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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