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echograph
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Greetings from Arizona.

Postby echograph » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:27 pm

Hello everyone.

My name is Nima, im Persian. im a 24 year old man. Im an artist and a designer.

I have always had respect for Buddhist teachings since childhood.
I am not worthy of calling myself a Buddhist; for many reasons, one is my lack of proper knowledge in the teachings
and another is the main reason that im here. Im in search of a pure soul, and at the moment it is not close to that.

I want a mentor. Someone to guide me, teach me, and help me heal. battle my inner impurities and feel worthy of being a human.

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Re: Greetings from Arizona.

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:28 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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echograph
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Re: Greetings from Arizona.

Postby echograph » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:30 pm

Thank you :)

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Re: Greetings from Arizona.

Postby bodom » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:31 pm

Welcome Nima!

: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

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Re: Greetings from Arizona.

Postby cooran » Thu Aug 02, 2012 8:39 am

Hello Nima,

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :group:

with metta
Chris
---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 Arizona.

Postby Dennie » Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:57 am

Greetings Nima
Welcome to the Dhamma Wheel
:anjali:

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Re: Greetings from Arizona.

Postby Ben » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:27 pm

GReetings Nima and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
“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

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Greetings from Arizona.

Postby waimengwan » Thu Aug 09, 2012 2:41 pm

Welcome Nima to the board :)


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