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bodom
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What a great site!

Postby bodom » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:24 pm

Im really excited to see a forum that is devoted entirely to the Buddhas "original" teachings. Its great to be here!

:namaste:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo

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Re: What a great site!

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:25 pm

bodom_bad_boy,
see you about hopefully
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: What a great site!

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:35 pm

Greetings BBB,

I'm glad we're able to be of service! Lovely to see you here... be sure to check out the Buddhism For The 21st Century Parent in our Theravada For The Modern World forum!

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

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: What a great site!

Postby Ben » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:51 pm

Welcome BBB
Its great to have you along!

Ben
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: What a great site!

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:52 pm

Howdy! I'm lookin for a Texas emoticon, so here goes: :guns:

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Re: What a great site!

Postby genkaku » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:59 pm

Welcome BBB. As you can see from my presence, they even allow the corrupt and misinformed here. :)

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Re: What a great site!

Postby Element » Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:27 pm

Welcome BBB. Good to see you again. Cool. :thumbsup:

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Re: What a great site!

Postby clw_uk » Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:30 pm

Welcome BBB :thumbsup:
The dogmatists have claimed to have found the truth, others say that it cannot be apprehended; the Sceptics continue the search.
Sextus Empiricus

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Re: What a great site!

Postby Dhammanando » Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:41 pm

Hello Bodom,

Thanks for joining us. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
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Second hermit: Oh yes! I wouldn’t go back to public relations.
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Re: What a great site!

Postby tellyontellyon » Thu Jan 15, 2009 11:48 pm

Croeso!

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Re: What a great site!

Postby Dharmajim » Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:26 am

It's good to see many familiar faces, is that the right word in cyberpsace?, here. I look forward to having Dhamma discussions and learning more from so many learned participants.

Dharmajim

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Re: What a great site!

Postby Paul Davy » Fri Jan 16, 2009 4:56 am

Greetings Dharmajim,

Lovely to see you here too. :)

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

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)


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