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Yessu
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Hello

Postby Yessu » Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:50 pm

Hello everyone,

I had been interested in Buddhism for a while before finding a Master and joining his sect of Chinese Esoteric Buddhism.

Since then I have become increasingly devoted to my practice.

I have also serve as a reservist in the United States Marine Corps.

I came to this forum to find out more about other types of Buddhism and make some friends.

Nice to meet you all.
Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake – FC
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Re: Hello

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:00 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello

Postby bodom » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:12 pm

Welcome Yessu!

:anjali:
The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: Hello

Postby cooran » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:28 pm

Welcome Yessu! Look forward to reading any posts you care to make.

(you may also be interested in our sister-site Dharma Wheel http://www.dharmawheel.net/ )

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---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Hello

Postby Ben » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:01 am

Greetings Yessu and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Re: Hello

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:41 am

Welcome.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Hello

Postby mikenz66 » Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:57 am

:hello:

Welcome

:anjali:
Mike

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Re: Hello

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:19 am

Welcome to DW! :heart:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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