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Lou
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Introduction

Postby Lou » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:34 pm

Hello,
My name is Lou and I've been interested in Buddhism as a way of life for many years. Every time that I feel that I somewhat have a handle on it I come across a chat room or a web sight that makes me see how much there is to know. Whatever happened to Buddha, dharma, sangha and the noble truths and, of course, meditation. ?
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Kindly,
Lou

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Hickersonia
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Re: Introduction

Postby Hickersonia » Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:02 am

Hello Lou,

Sometimes things are simple and other times they are complicated, but often I find that it is just me making things more complicated than they really are.

I don't really have an answer to your questions, but I do want to welcome you to Dhamma Wheel. I hope you are well and find that which you seek.
Hickersonia
http://hickersonia.wordpress.com/


"Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of
throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned."

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Re: Introduction

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:21 am

Greetings Lou,

It all falls under the Four Noble Truths, and it's not necessary to know it all from every possible angle. Different people find different ways of looking at things to be more useful than others.

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

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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Re: Introduction

Postby cooran » Fri Aug 16, 2013 1:33 am

Hello Lou - welcome to DhammaWheel! :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: Introduction

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:39 am

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha:
:buddha1:
:reading:
:meditate:
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Re: Introduction

Postby SarathW » Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:16 am

:hello:


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