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BuddhasBuddy
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Hello from Pennsylvania USA

Postby BuddhasBuddy » Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:16 pm

Hi everyone,
Nice to found a forum that I can ask questions, being that I only read books & watch youtube... never had formal training in Buddhism or any Buddhist friends. Every temple near me is an hour or more away from my location. I do wish to get there soon to meet the Monks & Nuns and the people of the Sanga, and soak in the atmosphere.

The best in all you do,

BuddhasBuddy :reading:


:buddha1:

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LonesomeYogurt
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Re: Hello from Pennsylvania USA

Postby LonesomeYogurt » Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:40 pm

Welcome friend! Feel free to post questions and new threads! I am available by PM too if you need.

Have a nice time!
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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mikenz66
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Re: Hello from Pennsylvania USA

Postby mikenz66 » Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:31 pm

Welcome BuddhasBuddy,

:hello:

:anjali:
Mike

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Re: Hello from Pennsylvania USA

Postby cooran » Thu Nov 01, 2012 8:01 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :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 from Pennsylvania USA

Postby Yana » Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:56 am

Welcome BuddhaBuddy :hello:
Life is preparing for Death

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hello from Pennsylvania USA

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Nov 02, 2012 1:01 am

Welcome BuddhaBuddy!
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: Hello from Pennsylvania USA

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Nov 02, 2012 4:04 am

:hello: Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
:buddha1:

BuddhasBuddy
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Re: Hello from Pennsylvania USA

Postby BuddhasBuddy » Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:14 am

Thanks so much everyone for the nice big welcome :thanks: I did not realize till I seen the name David N. Snyder that i have his book hahahaha guess i am on the right path by stopping in and meet some more beautiful people then i allready have in my earths journey so far.


May Peace be in every breath you take :meditate:




dont judge someone untill you walk a mile in their Moccosins..... then if they turn on you and become your enemy, you are a mile ahead and have their Moccosins :D

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bodom
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Re: Hello from Pennsylvania USA

Postby bodom » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:43 pm

Welcome! I grew up in the Reading/Philadelphia area for 20 years before moving here to Texas.

: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: Hello from Pennsylvania USA

Postby waimengwan » Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:21 pm

Welcome Buddhasbuddy


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