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somkeit
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Hello everyone.

Postby somkeit » Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:04 am

Hello my name is Keith. I am from Clinton township Michigan. I have been a Buddhist
My whole life I just didn't know it until I was 18
Hahahaha!!!! Well if you have any questions please
feel free to ask.

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Re: Hello everyone.

Postby Ben » Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:07 am

Greetings Keith and welcome.
kind regards,

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: Hello everyone.

Postby cooran » Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:20 am

Welcome Keith! :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 everyone.

Postby mikenz66 » Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:21 am

Hi Keith,

Welcome!

:hello:

:anjali:
Mike

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Re: Hello everyone.

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:28 am

Hi Keith,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

somkeit wrote:Well if you have any questions please
feel free to ask.


Which type of Buddhism were your raised? Which type / school do you follow now?

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Re: Hello everyone.

Postby Dallas » Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:23 am

Welcome to the Dhamma Wheel! I hope that your time here serves you well on your path.

Peace,
Dallas
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Re: Hello everyone.

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:25 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.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Hello everyone.

Postby Still Searching » Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:21 pm

Welcome new member, hope you enjoy it here.

Being on a Buddhist site, you have less judgment and are surrounded by never ending friendship :)

Since this is a forum site, there will be a few odd 2 trolls as they appear on all forum sites but just ignore them and report them to Ben.

Namaste :namaste: :buddha1:
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." ~ Siddhārtha, Gautama Buddha

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Re: Hello everyone.

Postby somkeit » Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:39 am

Thank you everyone for your very kind words of welcome.
:)

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Re: Hello everyone.

Postby Still Searching » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:38 am

That is quite alright, you are very welcome here :smile:
I hope you meet lots of nice & interesting people.
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." ~ Siddhārtha, Gautama Buddha

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Re: Hello everyone.

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:45 am

Welcome aboard keith
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."


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