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Softscale
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Hello!

Postby Softscale » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:29 pm

Hi there!

First off, I have to say this is the most adorable smilie I've ever seen, :hug:
It's just so d'aawww-inducing. :D

Anyway, I've been studying and practicing Buddhism for about two years now on my own. There aren't any Buddhist centers around my area, and my schedule doesn't really allow for 2-hour commutes to visit one with any frequency :( . I've read volumes of stuff and had some very promising results from personal application and meditation, but lately I've felt like being part of a Buddhist community would be a great help to my own understanding and (perhaps eventually) for me to be skilled enough to help others with their struggles.

So, here I am! :jumping:

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David N. Snyder
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Re: Hello!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:45 pm

:hello:
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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cooran
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Re: Hello!

Postby cooran » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:45 am

Welcome Softscale! Hope you find DhammaWheel of use! :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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tiltbillings
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Re: Hello!

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Oct 15, 2012 7:50 am

Welcome. As Gandhi would say: We have been expecting you.

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hello!

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:48 am

Welcome!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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bodom
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Re: Hello!

Postby bodom » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:18 am

Welcome Sofscale!

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


https://www.dhammatalks.org/index.html
http://www.ajahnchah.org/

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waimengwan
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Re: Hello!

Postby waimengwan » Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:54 pm

Welcome to DW!


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