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

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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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.

"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 Paul Davy » 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.


Retro. :)
“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

"If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 50 years ago, a liberal 25 years ago and a racist today." (Thomas Sowell)

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Re: Introduction

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

Hello Lou - 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: Introduction

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

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

Buddha, Dhamma, Sangha:

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Re: Introduction

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

“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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