Hello My name is Jordan

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Hello My name is Jordan

Postby ihrjordan » Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:21 am

:spy: Umm so yeh, Iv'e actually been a registered member on here for about 6 months but completely forgot about this site or never got around to using it. But after developing more in the meditation practice, and changing around things in my life; I feel like i need to make some friends who are like minded and this seems like a good place to start. :smile:
"Ko imaṃ pathaviṃ vicessati, yamalokañca imaṃ sadevakaṃ.
ko dhammapadaṃ sudesitaṃ, kusalo pupphamiva pacessati"
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Re: Hello My name is Jordan

Postby cooran » Thu Mar 13, 2014 7:23 am

Welcome Jordan! :group:

With metta,
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---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
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Re: Hello My name is Jordan

Postby Chi » Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:02 am

Hi Jordan. Welcome! I hope you find what you seek here.

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Re: Hello My name is Jordan

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:20 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello My name is Jordan

Postby Ben » Thu Mar 13, 2014 8:45 pm

Greetings Jordan and welcome to DW!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: Hello My name is Jordan

Postby bodom » Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:33 am

Welcome!

: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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Re: Hello My name is Jordan

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:40 am

Greetings Jordan,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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Re: Hello My name is Jordan

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:33 am

Welcome.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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