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Hello from Spain!

Postby Annis » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:09 am

Hello! I'm glad to find a place like this. One day I began reading about buddhism and I realized that I have similar ideas since I was a child. It's like if I had been almost buddhist all my life and I didn't know it. Now, I continue reading and opening my mind to new learnings of this religion.

Sorry for my english :tongue: and nice to meet you!
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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby Ben » Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:29 am

Annis wrote:It's like if I had been almost buddhist all my life and I didn't know it.

Yes, many of us feel like that.
Welcome to Dhammawheel, Annis.
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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Tue Aug 27, 2013 1:29 pm

Bienvenidos! I hope you find what you're looking for!
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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:53 pm

¡Hola,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Aug 27, 2013 10:53 pm

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby cooran » Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:16 am

Hello Annis,

Welcome! :group:

With metta,
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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby Annis » Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:42 pm

Thank you!! :) Ben, I didn't know it. I'm very happy to know that there is people who feel like me.
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Re: Hello from Spain!

Postby bodom » Fri Aug 30, 2013 6:58 pm

Welcome Annis!

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah
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