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Migrated here from the other Dharma Wheel Forum

Postby Wesley1982 » Mon May 28, 2012 8:24 pm

Hello <wave> found my way here from the other Dharma Wheel forum.

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Postby mikenz66 » Mon May 28, 2012 8:28 pm

:hello:

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Postby Cittasanto » Mon May 28, 2012 8:30 pm

Hi, & 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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Postby David N. Snyder » Mon May 28, 2012 8:31 pm

:hello:

Hi again,

I know you from Dharma Wheel. Welcome to this forum too, the Theravada version.

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Postby Wesley1982 » Mon May 28, 2012 8:58 pm

Thanks. Have plenty of time to learn & study at my own pace. :)

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Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon May 28, 2012 9:04 pm

Welcome Wesley! :heart:
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Re: Migrated here from the other Dharma Wheel Forum

Postby Wesley1982 » Mon May 28, 2012 10:02 pm

Do all threads and questions have to be moderated before they show up? . .

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Postby mikenz66 » Mon May 28, 2012 10:11 pm

Wesley1982 wrote:Do all threads and questions have to be moderated before they show up? . .

Only on "Discovering Theravada". And "Open Dhamma Hot Topics"

If your intention is to have a discussion, post in one of the other areas.

[Generally members don't start theads in "Open Dhamma Hot Topics", threads are moved there if they become very contentious.]

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Postby retrofuturist » Mon May 28, 2012 10:37 pm

Greetings Wesley,

Welcome to this side of the fence!

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Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

Never again...

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Postby manas » Mon May 28, 2012 11:50 pm

to quote the Zen poet Issa:

In the cherry blossom's shade
there's no such thing
as a stranger.


welcome, Wesley :anjali:
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Postby retrofuturist » Mon May 28, 2012 11:54 pm

Greetings Wesley,

mikenz66 wrote:Only on "Discovering Theravada". And "Open Dhamma Hot Topics"

If your intention is to have a discussion, post in one of the other areas.

[Generally members don't start theads in "Open Dhamma Hot Topics", threads are moved there if they become very contentious.]

Let moderators know if you'd like any of your topics moved out of those two forums.

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

Never again...

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Re: Migrated here from the other Dharma Wheel Forum

Postby bodom » Tue May 29, 2012 2:01 am

Welcome Wesley!

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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: Migrated here from the other Dharma Wheel Forum

Postby Ben » Wed May 30, 2012 4:52 am

Hi Wesley and welcome!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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