Greeting from Yuma Arizona

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David for now
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Greeting from Yuma Arizona

Postby David for now » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:15 pm

Hello everyone. Recently joined the board and wanted to send out my well wishes. As there is not a temple, of any school, within a 3 1/2 drive, this board is a great resource in seeking opinions and answers. Thank you. Probably won't post much as I enjoy seeking answers to my questions by researching what others have asked before. Almost always find the answer plus learn so much that it prevents future questions, which in turn leaves me more time to meditate.

Wish you the best day you think is possible,

David

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Re: Greeting from Yuma Arizona

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:14 pm

David for now wrote:As there is not a temple, of any school, within a 3 1/2 drive,


Vegas? :tongue:

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Re: Greeting from Yuma Arizona

Postby bodom » Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:42 pm

Welcome David!

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“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: Greeting from Yuma Arizona

Postby David for now » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:01 am

Closest temples are San Diego or Phoenix although I'm choosing one in Tuscon to support. Vegas raises an interesting question. Can I use my comps that I earned from before to book a trip to visit a temple now? I never used my trips to Vegas from an excuse for drink or explore sexual misconduct but I would be going with the intent of not gambling. But as i know that is what the comp is intended for I guess that would break a Precept. I'll have to save for Vegas. :) Looking forwards towards visit the temples there, have a feeling it won't be long

David

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Re: Greeting from Yuma Arizona

Postby cooran » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:33 am

Welcome David! :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: Greeting from Yuma Arizona

Postby waimengwan » Sun Aug 19, 2012 11:08 am

Welcome David! Some lamas are starting to teach via webcast so technology can be used or good too.


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