Just looking - Ayu

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Just looking - Ayu

Postby Ayu » Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:31 pm

Hello friends,

I call myself Ayu, pali-word for "life", cause I like the sound.
You may excuse my strange English sometimes - I'm German native speaker.
Practicing Tibetean Buddhism since 2008, I'd like to read more about Theravada. That's why I will keep silent rather than join the discussions, I think.

Best wishes for all of you,

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Re: Just looking - Ayu

Postby LonesomeYogurt » Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:47 pm

Welcome friend! I hope your stay here is constructive.
Gain and loss, status and disgrace,
censure and praise, pleasure and pain:
these conditions among human beings are inconstant,
impermanent, subject to change.

Knowing this, the wise person, mindful,
ponders these changing conditions.
Desirable things don’t charm the mind,
undesirable ones bring no resistance.

His welcoming and rebelling are scattered,
gone to their end,
do not exist.
- Lokavipatti Sutta

Stuff I write about things.

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Re: Just looking - Ayu

Postby waimengwan » Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:08 pm

Hello Ayu welcome!

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Re: Just looking - Ayu

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:55 pm


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Just looking - Ayu

Postby cooran » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:09 pm

Welcome! :group:

with metta
---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: Just looking - Ayu

Postby Alobha » Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:57 pm

Welcome Ayu! :smile:

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Re: Just looking - Ayu

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:48 am

Welcome Ayu! Enjoy your lurking!
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: Just looking - Ayu

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:18 am

Greetings Ayu,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)

Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7

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