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Postby rohana » Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:26 pm

Hello,

I've been lurking for a few days here, and decided to start posting. I'm coming from a Sri Lankan background, and I plan to extend my both my knowledge and practice. Hoping to join in for some interesting discussions!

Rohana
"Delighting in existence, O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence, they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind."
- It. p 43
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Re: Hello

Postby mikenz66 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:33 pm

Welcome rohana!

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Re: Hello

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:19 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Re: Hello

Postby cooran » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:38 pm

Welcome rohana! :group:

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Re: Hello

Postby waimengwan » Tue Dec 18, 2012 4:52 pm

Welcome Rohana :)
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Re: Hello

Postby John1122 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:56 pm

Welcome.
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Re: Hello

Postby bodom » Wed Dec 19, 2012 1:15 am

Welcome Rohana!

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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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