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Mindstar
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Hi everyone

Postby Mindstar » Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:08 am

Hello

I have registered because i enjoy hanging out here.
Basically i'm living in a buddhist desert (no monastery around) and the Internet is my only access.
I really enjoy listening to humerous monks like Ajahn Sumedho and Ajahn Brahm so in that sense i`m probably a follower of Ajahn Brahms "Hahayana".
I´ve discovered buddhism five years ago when Dhammalokas Youtube Channel opened and since then i`ve downloaded a lot of talks (8 GB MP3 Player and 16 GB Car Radio).
Most of them are Ajahn Brahms, his Sutta Study talks are in a class of its own :thumbsup:
To improve my practise i´m going to attend a retreat this year at Amaravati.

That beeing said... i'm looking forward to have lots of interesting discussions. :toast: (but i really wonder why there is a beer smiley haha)

With Metta
Chris

Higher than lordship over all earth,
Higher than sojourning in heavens supreme,
Higher than empire over all the worlds,
Is Fruit of Entrance to the Dhamma Stream.
—Dhammapada

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reflection
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Re: Hi everyone

Postby reflection » Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:11 am

It's not beer, it's orange juice that's past the date.

Welcome! :anjali:

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Khalil Bodhi
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Re: Hi everyone

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:34 pm

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 everyone

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:22 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:popcorn:

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cooran
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Location: Queensland, Australia

Re: Hi everyone

Postby cooran » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:14 pm

Welcome Mindstar! :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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retrofuturist
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Re: Hi everyone

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:15 pm

Greetings Chris,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

Never again...

SarathW
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Re: Hi everyone

Postby SarathW » Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:51 pm

:hello: Welcome


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