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m12_shakes
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Hello everyone...

Postby m12_shakes » Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:46 pm

Just a quick message to say hi to everyone from England.

Looking forward to discussing matters and learning more.
Kindest regards,

m12

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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby bodom » Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:06 pm

Welcome m12_shakes!

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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 everyone...

Postby Olia » Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:17 pm

Hello from a fellow newcomer :hello:

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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:41 pm

Welcome!
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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Apr 25, 2012 3:30 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

Nice avatar! Is that a pawn seeing himself as a king? Or just an interest in chess?

:buddha1:

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m12_shakes
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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby m12_shakes » Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:01 pm

David N. Snyder wrote::hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

Nice avatar! Is that a pawn seeing himself as a king? Or just an interest in chess?

:buddha1:


Thank you all for the warm welcome :smile:

David, to answer your question, it's both! The pawn has the capability to be the most powerful piece on the board (i.e namely the queen) and I do LOVE chess :geek:
Kindest regards,

m12

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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Apr 25, 2012 7:39 pm

m12_shakes wrote:David, to answer your question, it's both! The pawn has the capability to be the most powerful piece on the board (i.e namely the queen) and I do LOVE chess :geek:


Excellent, check out a chess website I have when you get the chance:

http://www.d-chess.com/

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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:55 pm

Greetings m12,

Welcome to the forum.

:buddha1:

(another keen chess player here, though I'm not an 'active' player just now, and I bow to David's mastery of the sport...)

:geek:

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)

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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby Ben » Thu Apr 26, 2012 7:03 am

Greetings m12 and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
kind regards,

Ben
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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby harrybro » Fri Apr 27, 2012 6:45 am

Hello

everyone :bow:

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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby Brad555 » Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:10 am

Thanx, i have just joined it.

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Re: Hello everyone...

Postby waimengwan » Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:20 pm

Welcome to Dhammawheel


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