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OcTavO
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Hello all

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

Hi all.

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

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Paul Davy
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Re: Hello all

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

Greetings Octavo!

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

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

Metta,
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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Ben
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Re: Hello all

Postby Ben » Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:48 am

Hi Octavo
Nice to see you here!

Ben
“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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David N. Snyder
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Re: Hello all

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

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha1:

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Cittasanto
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Re: Hello all

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

Hi & welcome to Dhammawheel
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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christopher:::
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Re: Hello all

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

Welcome over, OcTavO.

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"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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Guy
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Re: Hello all

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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Ngawang Drolma.
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Re: Hello all

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

Hi Octavo, welcome to Dhamma Wheel! :)

:namaste:

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nomad
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Re: Hello all

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

Welcome! :)

~nomad

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