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Postby learningrightly » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:48 pm

I have recently become a Buddhist, and I would like to hear opinions and thoughts on it. I'm not good at research, and I assure you, I'm not just following a craze. I had a dream that this was the path for me, and from what I've read so far, it feels right. I'd love to make friends and learn. Thank you.


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Re: Learning

Postby LonesomeYogurt » Mon Jan 21, 2013 6:07 pm

Welcome friend! I hope your stay here is of use. Feel free to make topics or ask questions or contribute to discussions as you see fit!
Gain and loss, status and disgrace,
censure and praise, pleasure and pain:
these conditions among human beings are inconstant,
impermanent, subject to change.

Knowing this, the wise person, mindful,
ponders these changing conditions.
Desirable things don’t charm the mind,
undesirable ones bring no resistance.

His welcoming and rebelling are scattered,
gone to their end,
do not exist.
- Lokavipatti Sutta

Stuff I write about things.

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Re: Learning

Postby cooran » Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:36 pm

Hello Learningrightly,

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :group:

with metta
---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: Learning

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:00 pm

Welcome Aboard!
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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