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specksnyder
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Hello

Postby specksnyder » Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:00 am

I'm new to the group and new to the path. I'm looking for a community to teach me more. Looking forward to the dialogue.

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Ben
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Re: Hello

Postby Ben » Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:12 am

Welcome specksnyder

I hope you find at Dhamma wheel material to satisfy your interest and a community of people who share your calling.
metta

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

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:51 am

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

cool username :tongue:

By the way, you are also the 600th member.

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pink_trike
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Re: Hello

Postby pink_trike » Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:14 am

Welcome!
Vision is Mind
Mind is Empty
Emptiness is Clear Light
Clear Light is Union
Union is Great Bliss

- Dawa Gyaltsen

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Disclaimer: I'm a non-religious practitioner of Theravada, Mahayana/Vajrayana, and Tibetan Bon Dzogchen mind-training.

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retrofuturist
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Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: Hello

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:44 am

Greetings and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha1:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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BlackBird
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Location: New Zealand

Re: Hello

Postby BlackBird » Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:54 am

Hey man, welcome to the forums :smile:

Metta
Jack
"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." - MN. 70 Kitagiri Sutta

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Cittasanto
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Re: Hello

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Sep 23, 2009 8:02 am

hi
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
John Stuart Mill

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Dhammabodhi
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Location: New Delhi, India

Re: Hello

Postby Dhammabodhi » Wed Sep 23, 2009 5:07 pm

:namaste: and Welcome!
"Take rest, take rest."-S.N.Goenka


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