Greetings from Ohio

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elake
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Greetings from Ohio

Postby elake » Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:55 am

Hello all, I am new here. and wm trying to gather more information on buddhism and wanting to become a buddhist.

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mikenz66
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Re: Greetings from Ohio

Postby mikenz66 » Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:59 am

Welcome elake,

You might find these Introductory Resources helpful to get started.

:anjali:
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Re: Greetings from Ohio

Postby elake » Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:02 am

thank you for the quick response!

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Re: Greetings from Ohio

Postby SarathW » Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:30 am

:hello:
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Re: Greetings from Ohio

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:33 am

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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Re: Greetings from Ohio

Postby Hickersonia » Thu Nov 07, 2013 2:02 pm

Welcome and well met elake!

Please be well! :anjali:
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Re: Greetings from Ohio

Postby bodom » Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:05 pm

Welcome!

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“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: Greetings from Ohio

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:22 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Greetings from Ohio

Postby greenthumb » Thu Nov 07, 2013 6:41 pm

Nice to meet you @elake! I am new as well and having a wonderful time exploring the people and forums here. :reading:
Form is like a glob of foam; feeling, a bubble; perception, a mirage; fabrications, a banana tree; consciousness, a magic trick this has been taught by the Kinsman of the Sun. Phena Sutta: Foam


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