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GarudaXIX
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Intro

Postby GarudaXIX » Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:58 pm

Hello everyone,
Just thought I'd drop in and say hi after joining the site.
31 year old guy from York, Britain. Not completely alien to Buddhism but definitely in need of brushing up on it, as I begin to explore it again.

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Re: Intro

Postby Babadhari » Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:12 pm

:hello:
Aflame with the fire of passion, the fire of aversion, the fire of delusion.
Aflame, with birth, aging & death, with sorrows, lamentations, pains, distresses, & despairs ......

Seeing thus, the disciple of the Noble One grows disenchanted. SN 35.28

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Re: Intro

Postby Aloka » Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:14 pm

Hello and welcome, Garuda
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Re: Intro

Postby Mkoll » Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:04 pm

Welcome, GarudaXIX.

:anjali:
Buddhaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Dhammaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Saṅghaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi


Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world; by non-hatred alone is hatred appeased. This is an eternal law.
-Dhp 5

sabbe sattā sukhi hontu :smile:

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GarudaXIX
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Re: Intro

Postby GarudaXIX » Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:22 pm

Thank you for the welcome everyone!

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Re: Intro

Postby mikenz66 » Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:03 pm

Welcome!

:anjali:
Mike

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Re: Intro

Postby cooran » Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:12 pm

Welcome! :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: Intro

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Feb 08, 2014 9:34 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:jedi:

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bodom
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Re: Intro

Postby bodom » Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:01 am

Welsome!

:anjali:
This is our foundation: to have sati, recollection, and sampajañña, self-awareness, whether standing, walking, sitting, or reclining. Whatever arises, just leave it be, don't cling to it. Be it like or dislike, happiness or suffering, doubt or certainty. Don't try to label everything, just know it. See that all the things that arise in the mind are simply sensations. They are transient. They arise, exist and cease. That's all there is to them, they have no self or being, they are neither ''us'' nor ''them.'' They are not worthy of clinging to, any of them. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: Intro

Postby Paul Davy » Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:28 pm

Greetings,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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Re: Intro

Postby purple planet » Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:04 pm

hello and welcome :group:


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