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Hi from Sweden!

Postby Brandon » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:59 am


My name is Brandon and I come from Sweden. I'm fairly new to Buddhism, I have read some books and meditated a little bit on and off. I joined this forum because I want to learn more about Theravada Buddhism and find peace in my mind.

I hope I found the right place, I know it is the right Buddhist tradition I have chosen anyway.

Sincerely, Brandon
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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:02 am

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.
"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:09 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby Ben » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:23 am

Hi Brandon and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
"Only those who take to meditation with good intentions can be assured of success. With the development of the purity and the power of the mind backed by the insight into the ultimate truth of nature, one might be able to do a lot of things in the right direction for the benefit of mankind."

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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby cooran » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:41 am

Hello Brandon - good to see you here! :group:

with metta
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---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---
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Re: Hi from Sweden!

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Dec 14, 2012 9:48 am

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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