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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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Paul Davy
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Re: Hello!

Postby Paul Davy » 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. :)
"Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'."
(Snp 3.6)

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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nomad
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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!

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Sun May 10, 2009 5:54 am

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Re: Hello!

Postby Cittasanto » Sun May 10, 2009 9:07 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.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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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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