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hello again

Postby nathan » Tue Jun 23, 2009 3:06 am

Hi, nathan here;

Well, the ordination is on temporary hold and I am back home to sort a few things out. Had a great experience of Thailand, found some good possibilities there for ordination, came back and spent some time at a monastery here in Canada and now I am home for a bit to recharge the batteries and make new plans for the next leg of the journey.

As I will have a little more free time, I thought I would spend some of that time catching up on whats new at Dhamma Wheel. I might even post a little...

Hi to old friends and new

metta & upekkha
nathan
But whoever walking, standing, sitting, or lying down overcomes thought, delighting in the stilling of thought: he's capable, a monk like this, of touching superlative self-awakening. § 110. {Iti 4.11; Iti 115}

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Re: hello again

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Jun 23, 2009 3:11 am

Welcome back!

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Re: hello again

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Jun 23, 2009 3:19 am

Hello again Nathan... I hope all's well.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: hello again

Postby Ben » Tue Jun 23, 2009 4:37 am

Welcome back Nathan!
I'm glad that Thailand was a good experience and hope to hear about it when you've got time.
I hope all goes well with sorting out stuff back at home.
Metta

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Re: hello again

Postby Rui Sousa » Tue Jun 23, 2009 11:55 am

Hi again,

I wish you well, and I hope your plans will work out the best way.
With Metta

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Re: hello again

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Jun 23, 2009 6:57 pm

Glad to see you again
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