saying hello

Introduce yourself to others at Dhamma Wheel.
User avatar
sattva
Posts: 1248
Joined: Thu May 07, 2009 10:07 pm

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
Buddhist Lounge and Chat
Where everybody doesn't know your name, but we're awfully glad you came.
http://us20.chatzy.com/25904628501622
Buddhists Singles Chat
Welcome to Buddhist Singles Chat! Dharma, love, togetherness, commitment, walking the Path, kalyanamitta partners is the purpose of this room. OPEN CHAT HOURS: FRIDAYS 9 am EST until MONDAY 9 am EST
http://us21.chatzy.com/64045572939910

User avatar
retrofuturist
Site Admin
Posts: 16756
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:52 pm
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: saying hello

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

Greetings Sattva,

Nice to see you here - welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

User avatar
BubbaBuddhist
Posts: 640
Joined: Sat Jan 03, 2009 5:55 am
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Contact:

Re: saying hello

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

Hi Sattva! :smile:

J
Author of Redneck Buddhism: or Will You Reincarnate as Your Own Cousin?

User avatar
Ngawang Drolma.
Posts: 805
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:38 pm

Re: saying hello

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

Image

User avatar
zavk
Posts: 1161
Joined: Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:04 pm
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: saying hello

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

Welcome Sattva!
With metta,
zavk

User avatar
Dhammanando
Posts: 3115
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:44 pm
Location: Asom Isigili, Chiang Rai

Re: saying hello

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

Hi Sattva,

Nice to see you again. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando
November 28th 2016: I will be offline for the foreseeable future.

:spy:

User avatar
Cittasanto
Posts: 6395
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:31 pm
Location: Ellan Vannin
Contact:

Re: saying hello

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

Hi Sattva
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
John Stuart Mill

User avatar
Beautiful Breath
Posts: 162
Joined: Sun May 03, 2009 10:25 am
Location: South West England, UK
Contact:

Re: saying hello

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

Hi and welcome!

User avatar
Tex
Posts: 699
Joined: Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:46 pm
Location: Austin, TX, USA

Re: saying hello

Postby Tex » Fri May 08, 2009 7:08 pm

Nice to see you, sattva, hope you're well.
"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." -- Heraclitus

User avatar
BlackBird
Posts: 1875
Joined: Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:07 pm
Location: New Zealand

Re: saying hello

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

Hello friend

Metta
Jack
"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." - MN. 70 Kitagiri Sutta

User avatar
Ben
Posts: 18442
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:49 am
Location: kanamaluka

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!

Ben
“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

Compassionate Hands Foundation (Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • Buddhist Global ReliefUNHCR

e: ben.dhammawheel@gmail.com..

User avatar
sattva
Posts: 1248
Joined: Thu May 07, 2009 10:07 pm

Re: saying hello

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

Thanks for all of your warm welcomes!
Buddhist Lounge and Chat
Where everybody doesn't know your name, but we're awfully glad you came.
http://us20.chatzy.com/25904628501622
Buddhists Singles Chat
Welcome to Buddhist Singles Chat! Dharma, love, togetherness, commitment, walking the Path, kalyanamitta partners is the purpose of this room. OPEN CHAT HOURS: FRIDAYS 9 am EST until MONDAY 9 am EST
http://us21.chatzy.com/64045572939910

User avatar
Modus.Ponens
Posts: 2637
Joined: Sat Jan 03, 2009 2:38 am
Location: Gallifrey

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)


Return to “Introductions”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 11 guests

Google Saffron, Theravada Search Engine