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nomad
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Hello!

Postby nomad » Sun May 10, 2009 1:10 am

Hello everyone! I’m a new student to Buddhism and I’m currently researching Tibetan and Zen, but I’m finding myself drawn to Theravada teachings. I’m also a member of another board and hope that the two can compliment by studies and help me find my own path. Nice to meet all of you!

~nomad

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"I am because we are." -Xhosa Tribal Saying

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Re: Hello!

Postby retrofuturist » Sun May 10, 2009 1:32 am

Greetings Nomad,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

If you're interested also in Tibetan and Zen Buddhist teachings, check out also...

Dharma Wheel (Mahayana and Vajrayana)
http://www.dharmawheel.net/

and...

Zen Forum International
http://www.zenforuminternational.org/

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

Never again...

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Re: Hello!

Postby nomad » Sun May 10, 2009 2:54 am

Awesome! Thanks for the info. There are so many different schools of Buddhism that it's difficult to know what is right for me. So right now I'm just testing the waters of a variety of things. Thanks again!

~nomad

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"I am because we are." -Xhosa Tribal Saying

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Re: Hello!

Postby zavk » Sun May 10, 2009 5:15 am

Hi Nomad....

Welcome.
With metta,
zavk

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Re: Hello!

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Re: Hello!

Postby Cittasanto » Sun May 10, 2009 9:07 am

Hi
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 nomad » Fri May 15, 2009 1:06 am

Hello! Thanks for the warm welcome! :)

~nomad
"I am because we are." -Xhosa Tribal Saying


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