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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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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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This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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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:
“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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waimengwan
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Re: Hello!

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

Welcome to DW!


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