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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

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.

Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato sammāsambuddhassa

Buddhaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Dhammaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi
Saṅghaṃ saraṇaṃ gacchāmi

You live for the good of both
—your own, the other’s—
when, knowing the other’s provoked,
you mindfully grow calm.
-SN 11.5

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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

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Re: Intro

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

Welcome! :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: Intro

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

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Re: Intro

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


“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: Intro

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


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Retro. :)
"Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'."
(Snp 3.6)

"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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