Hi from Texas...

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SonOtheSouth
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Hi from Texas...

Postby SonOtheSouth » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:35 am

Hi all, new to the forum and Buddhism in general. Looking forward to learning from all of you... Glad to have found the forum ! :smile:

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cooran
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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby cooran » Wed Jan 02, 2013 9:38 am

Welcome to DhammaWheel, SoftheS :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: Hi from Texas...

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:53 am

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

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

      >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
      -- Proverbs 26:12

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:05 am

Welcome!
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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David N. Snyder
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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jan 02, 2013 3:31 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
:toast:

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Cittasanto
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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:51 pm

Hi,
Welcome Aboard!
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Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
John Stuart Mill

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bodom
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Re: Hi from Texas...

Postby bodom » Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:09 pm

Welcome from your neighbour in San Antonio!

:anjali:
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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