ciao

Introduce yourself to others at Dhamma Wheel.

ciao

Postby PadmaPhala » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:07 am

not currently living in italia...
ciao is also hi.
User avatar
PadmaPhala
 
Posts: 164
Joined: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:22 am

Re: ciao

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:14 am

Vincenzi wrote:not currently living in italia...
ciao is also hi.

Not currently living in Minnesota, and hi back at you.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
User avatar
tiltbillings
 
Posts: 19374
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 9:25 am

Re: ciao

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:14 pm

Ciao Vincenzi. It may be better if we try to write in English rather than Italian as the majority of folks here only speak English. Forse sarebbe meglio se parlassimo in inglese dato che sono pochi chi capiscono l'italiano.
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

Uposatha Observance Club:http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=148031379279&v=info
Kiva-Theravada Buddhists:http://www.kiva.org/team/theravada_buddhists
Dana on the Interwebs:
http://greatergood.com
http://freerice.com
User avatar
Khalil Bodhi
 
Posts: 1628
Joined: Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:32 pm
Location: NYC

Re: ciao

Postby Ben » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:22 pm

Hi Vincenzo

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.
Please do remember that this is an English language forum. Posts in other languages other than English need to contain an English translation, otherwise they are treated as off-topic and can be removed from view.
kind regards,

Ben
"One cannot step twice into the same river, nor can one grasp any mortal substance in a stable condition, but it scatters and again gathers; it forms and dissolves, and approaches and departs."

- Hereclitus


Compassionate Hands Foundation (Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • Buddhist Global ReliefUNHCR
Buddhist Life Stories of Australia

e: ben.dhammawheel@gmail.com
User avatar
Ben
Site Admin
 
Posts: 16066
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:49 am
Location: Land of the sleeping gods

Re: ciao

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:24 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha1:
User avatar
David N. Snyder
Site Admin
 
Posts: 8040
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:15 am
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Re: ciao

Postby bodom » Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:43 pm

Welcome Vincenzi!

:anjali:
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
User avatar
bodom
 
Posts: 4603
Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:18 pm
Location: San Antonio, Texas

Re: ciao

Postby PadmaPhala » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:32 am

hi, everyone.

Ben wrote:Hi Vincenzo

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.
Please do remember that this is an English language forum. Posts in other languages other than English need to contain an English translation, otherwise they are treated as off-topic and can be removed from view.
kind regards,

Ben


Vincenzo is a name, Vincenzi or Vicenzi a last name,

my name [of Dharma] is... PadmaPhala.

'will keep posts in english... unless no translation is possible [ie: maitri has no real translation...]
Last edited by PadmaPhala on Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:38 am, edited 1 time in total.
User avatar
PadmaPhala
 
Posts: 164
Joined: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:22 am

Re: ciao

Postby PadmaPhala » Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:49 am

what's da most practiced sub-school of Theravada in Nepal?
User avatar
PadmaPhala
 
Posts: 164
Joined: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:22 am

Re: ciao

Postby Kim OHara » Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:05 am

Vincenzi wrote:what's da most practiced sub-school of Theravada in Nepal?

That is a hard question to answer sensibly, because Nepal is mostly Hindu and the Buddhist minority is mostly Mahayana-Vajrayana. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_Nepal and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhism_in_Nepal.

:namaste:
Kim
User avatar
Kim OHara
 
Posts: 3046
Joined: Wed Dec 09, 2009 5:47 am
Location: North Queensland, Australia

Re: ciao

Postby Ben » Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:23 am

Greetings Vincenzi,

Vincenzi wrote:hi, everyone.

Ben wrote:Hi Vincenzo

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.
Please do remember that this is an English language forum. Posts in other languages other than English need to contain an English translation, otherwise they are treated as off-topic and can be removed from view.
kind regards,

Ben


Vincenzo is a name, Vincenzi or Vicenzi da last name,

my name [of Dharma] is... PadmaPhala. my [common] name is Esteban [or Stefano, ...or Stephen].

'will keep posts in english... unless no translation is possible [ie: maitri has no real translation...]


Please accept my apology for misspelling your name.
kind regards,

Ben
"One cannot step twice into the same river, nor can one grasp any mortal substance in a stable condition, but it scatters and again gathers; it forms and dissolves, and approaches and departs."

- Hereclitus


Compassionate Hands Foundation (Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • Buddhist Global ReliefUNHCR
Buddhist Life Stories of Australia

e: ben.dhammawheel@gmail.com
User avatar
Ben
Site Admin
 
Posts: 16066
Joined: Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:49 am
Location: Land of the sleeping gods

Re: ciao

Postby PadmaPhala » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:53 am

Kim O'Hara wrote:
Vincenzi wrote:what's da most practiced sub-school of Theravada in Nepal?

That is a hard question to answer sensibly, because Nepal is mostly Hindu and the Buddhist minority is mostly Mahayana-Vajrayana. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_Nepal and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhism_in_Nepal.

:namaste:
Kim


are there many Hare Krishnas?
User avatar
PadmaPhala
 
Posts: 164
Joined: Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:22 am

Re: ciao

Postby LonesomeYogurt » Fri Jul 13, 2012 10:15 pm

Vincenzi wrote:are there many Hare Krishnas?

http://www.iskconnepal.org/

This might help.
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

Stuff I write about things.
User avatar
LonesomeYogurt
 
Posts: 900
Joined: Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:24 pm
Location: America


Return to Introductions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest