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greetings from pasadena texas!

Postby Shane Arthur » Sun May 20, 2012 6:41 pm

Greetings fellow learners,


My name is shane, i live in pasadena texas and have been learning about Buddhism for roughly 14 years. i have a life time left to learn and look forward to meeting and getting to know each of you.

Much love

Shane

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Re: greetings from pasadena texas!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun May 20, 2012 6:49 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: greetings from pasadena texas!

Postby Alobha » Sun May 20, 2012 6:54 pm

Welcome! :smile:

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Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun May 20, 2012 7:18 pm

Welcome Shane! :anjali:
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Re: greetings from pasadena texas!

Postby cooran » Sun May 20, 2012 8:29 pm

Hello Shane - Glad you found us! :group:

with metta
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---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: greetings from pasadena texas!

Postby bodom » Sun May 20, 2012 8:43 pm

Welcome Shane from your neighbor in San Antonio!

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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: greetings from pasadena texas!

Postby retrofuturist » Thu May 24, 2012 9:08 am

Greetings Shane,

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)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: greetings from pasadena texas!

Postby hermitwin » Thu May 24, 2012 9:17 am

hey, shane, is it true that everything in texas is bigger n better?

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Re: greetings from pasadena texas!

Postby jason c » Fri May 25, 2012 11:34 am

greetings shane, must be getting hot in texas.


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