Hello from Wessex, UK

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Dave Samsara
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Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby Dave Samsara » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:24 pm

Hello all, I've been into Theravada and the Forest Tradition for over a decade, and thought it might be refreshing to share ideas via a forum!
Im a student psychiatric nurse, father of four, into punk and other noisy music, am a regular for puja at Hartridge Monastery, Devon.....
And I'll add more down the line!

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tiltbillings
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:47 pm

Welcome.
    >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
    -- Proverbs 26:12

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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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby cooran » Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:55 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel DS! :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 Wessex, UK

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:51 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:toast:

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Paul Davy
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby Paul Davy » Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:55 am

Greetings Dave,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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waimengwan
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby waimengwan » Sat Nov 24, 2012 2:19 pm

After one decade I am sure you have much to share, Welcome to the Forum.

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hello from Wessex, UK

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Nov 24, 2012 3:40 pm

Welcome to DW!
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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