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jayarava
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Hello

Postby jayarava » Sat Jul 11, 2009 8:21 pm

I'm Jayarava from the Western Buddhist Order. I have a long term interest in the Pāli canon and know a little Pāli. I write a blog which frequently features a verse or two from a sutta upon which I comment. So not a Theravādin but with sympathy for that path, and a love of the scriptures.

Metta
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Re: Hello

Postby clw_uk » Sat Jul 11, 2009 8:30 pm

Hello and welcome to DW :)
Lost to a world in which I crave no part,
I sit alone and listen to my heart,
Pleased with my little corner of the earth,
Glad that I came--not sorry to depart
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Dhammabodhi
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Re: Hello

Postby Dhammabodhi » Sun Jul 12, 2009 12:36 am

Hello and welcome Jayarava! Could you kindly post a link to your blog? :)
-Samāhitam cittam yathābhutam pajānāti.

समाहितं चित्तं यथाभूतं पजानाती |

A concentrated mind sees things as they really are.

-Ujuko nāma so maggo, abhayā nāma sā disā.

उजुको नाम सो माग्गो, अभया नाम सा दिसा |

'Straight' is this path, fearlessness is its way.

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Re: Hello

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Jul 12, 2009 12:44 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

The Pali Canon is great! I don't know where I'd be without it.

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Re: Hello

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Jul 12, 2009 3:01 am

Greetings Jayarava,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

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Metta,
Retro. :)
“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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