Introducing myself

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sati
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Introducing myself

Postby sati » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:43 pm

Hello,

I am happy to be here. Thanks for offering such a useful and inspiring online place.

I have been introduced to Theravada through S.N. Goenka and B.Gunaratana 's books, and I am still a beginner.

with Metta, :smile:
sati

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:50 pm

Welcome Aboard Sati!
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:57 pm

Welcome sati!
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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Re: Introducing myself

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:40 pm

Welcome.
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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

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:19 am

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby cooran » Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:32 am

Welcome!! :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---
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Re: Introducing myself

Postby sati » Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:13 am

Thank you everyone for your warm welcome.

with Metta,
sati

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Re: Introducing myself

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:25 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Re: Introducing myself

Postby Benjamin » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:14 pm

Welcome Sati!

May your time here be well spent and conducive to wisdom :)
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Re: Introducing myself

Postby bodom » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:48 pm

Welcome Sati!

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“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19


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