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Postby OcTavO » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:28 am

Hi all.

So what's going on over here then? :anjali:

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Postby Paul Davy » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:39 am

Greetings Octavo!

I'm pleased to see you found your way here ;)

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Retro. :)
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What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

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Postby Ben » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:48 am

Hi Octavo
Nice to see you here!

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:57 am


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!


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Postby Cittasanto » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:36 am

Hi & welcome to Dhammawheel
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Postby christopher::: » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:41 am

Welcome over, OcTavO.

"As Buddhists, we should aim to develop relationships that are not predominated by grasping and clinging. Our relationships should be characterised by the brahmaviharas of metta (loving kindness), mudita (sympathetic joy), karuna (compassion), and upekkha (equanimity)."
~post by Ben, Jul 02, 2009

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Postby Guy » Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:52 am

Hello :smile:
Four types of letting go:

1) Giving; expecting nothing back in return
2) Throwing things away
3) Contentment; wanting to be here, not wanting to be anywhere else
4) "Teflon Mind"; having a mind which doesn't accumulate things

- Ajahn Brahm

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Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:48 am

Hi Octavo, welcome to Dhamma Wheel! :)


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Postby nomad » Sun Sep 13, 2009 1:36 pm

Welcome! :)


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