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BlindJoeDeath
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Finally a member!

Postby BlindJoeDeath » Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:20 pm

Hey everyone,

I've been reading Dhamma Wheel for about a year now, and finally felt like it was a good time to become a member. I hope to be a contributing member here from now on and not just another set of eyes!

Thanks,

Joe

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bodom
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Re: Finally a member!

Postby bodom » Wed Oct 09, 2013 1:24 pm

Welcome Joe!

:anjali:
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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David N. Snyder
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Re: Finally a member!

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Oct 09, 2013 4:06 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha1:

Buckwheat
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Re: Finally a member!

Postby Buckwheat » Wed Oct 09, 2013 4:33 pm

:twothumbsup: Welcome
Sotthī hontu nirantaraṃ - May you forever be well.

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cooran
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Re: Finally a member!

Postby cooran » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:18 pm

Welcome Joe! :group:
---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 ---

Virgo
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Re: Finally a member!

Postby Virgo » Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:43 pm

Wlecome BlindJoeDeath. :anjali:

Kevin :toast:
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retrofuturist
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Re: Finally a member!

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Oct 09, 2013 9:46 pm

Greetings Joe,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Nice to see you come out of the shadows...!

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...


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