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Hi, Dhamma Wheel

Postby Brian_type » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:32 pm

Hi, All,

My name is Brian, and I live in the state of Maryland, USA. I've been calling myself a Buddhist for about 8 years, and have benefited immensely from the practice. My reason for joining Dhamma Wheel is to make Buddhist friends, as I currently have none that are Buddhists, and so have no one to talk to about the dhamma. I look forward to reading about all of your experiences, and hopefully will make some positive contributions myself.

Enjoy your day!

Thanks,
-Brian

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Re: Hi, Dhamma Wheel

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:34 pm

Welcome Brian!
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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Re: Hi, Dhamma Wheel

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:37 pm

:hello: Welcome to Dhamma Wheel! :buddha1:

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Re: Hi, Dhamma Wheel

Postby bodom » Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:46 pm

Welcome Brian!

: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: Hi, Dhamma Wheel

Postby cooran » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:11 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel! :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: Hi, Dhamma Wheel

Postby Alobha » Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:02 am

Welcome!

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Re: Hi, Dhamma Wheel

Postby waimengwan » Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:52 pm

welcome! Your best friend that is non deceptive and benefits you constantly lifetime after lifetime is the Dhamma : )


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