Greetings From A Newbie

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Greetings From A Newbie

Postby Semaj94 » Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:20 pm

Hi all!

I occasionally read through the forums to learn new perspectives and opinions about Theravada, so I thought it was time I joined up! I'm also fairly new to Buddhism, so I'm sure this will give me a chance to learn.

Hopefully, I'm not too much of a nuisance with all my questions! :rofl:

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Re: Greetings From A Newbie

Postby cooran » Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:07 pm

Welcome to DhammaWheel! :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: Greetings From A Newbie

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Mar 05, 2014 5:31 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Re: Greetings From A Newbie

Postby bodom » Thu Mar 06, 2014 3:33 am


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: Greetings From A Newbie

Postby SarathW » Thu Mar 06, 2014 3:59 am

“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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