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Hello from Kansas. :)

Postby Buddha's Belly » Sun May 27, 2012 1:22 am

Hi. My name's Joe, and I joined the forums so that I could learn more about Buddhism, and see if it's the correct path for me. I hope to learn a lot here. Good to meet each of you! :)
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Re: Hello from Kansas. :)

Postby cooran » Sun May 27, 2012 2:03 am

Hi Joe,

Glad to have you on board! Welcome, and hope you find support and info here. :group:

with metta
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---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: Hello from Kansas. :)

Postby Reductor » Sun May 27, 2012 2:07 am

Welcome!
Michael

The thoughts I've expressed in the above post are carefully considered and offered in good faith.

And friendliness towards the world is happiness for him who is forbearing with living beings. -- Ud. 2:1
To his own ruin the fool gains knowledge, for it cleaves his head and destroys his innate goodness. -- Dhp 72

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Re: Hello from Kansas. :)

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun May 27, 2012 2:08 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello from Kansas. :)

Postby bodom » Sun May 27, 2012 3:08 pm

Welcome Joe!

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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 from Kansas. :)

Postby jason c » Sun May 27, 2012 11:41 pm

welcome joe
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