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Hi from Sweden!

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

Hello!

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

Welcome.
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

:hello:
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!
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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:

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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.
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