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Postby Logical » Thu May 10, 2012 3:30 pm

Hi

I'm new in the forum. I'm from Portugal and I'm curious about Buddhism. I want to learn more about it.

Peace.
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Re: Peace

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu May 10, 2012 4:09 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Peace

Postby LonesomeYogurt » Thu May 10, 2012 5:22 pm

Welcome! Is there much of a Portuguese Buddhist community?
Gain and loss, status and disgrace,
censure and praise, pleasure and pain:
these conditions among human beings are inconstant,
impermanent, subject to change.

Knowing this, the wise person, mindful,
ponders these changing conditions.
Desirable things don’t charm the mind,
undesirable ones bring no resistance.

His welcoming and rebelling are scattered,
gone to their end,
do not exist.
- Lokavipatti Sutta

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Re: Peace

Postby cooran » Thu May 10, 2012 8:54 pm

Welcome Logical! :group:

Look forward to reading your posts in the future.

with metta
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---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
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Re: Peace

Postby Ben » Thu May 10, 2012 9:27 pm

Hi Peace and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
kind regards,

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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: Peace

Postby retrofuturist » Fri May 11, 2012 12:23 am

Greetings Logical,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Peace

Postby Cittasanto » Fri May 11, 2012 5:51 am

Welcome Aboard!
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: Peace

Postby andyallisonm » Tue May 22, 2012 7:22 am

Pecae is always important among the world people ,let Starts from oneself, draw close to buddhist circle.
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Re: Peace

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Tue May 22, 2012 9:23 am

Welcome!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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