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Postby Groucho » Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:51 am

Hi, this is Groucho. What a great site! I look forward to reading and contributing.
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Re: Hiya

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:53 am

:hello:
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"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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Re: Hiya

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:32 am

Hi Groucho,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. :smile:

Best wishes,
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    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
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Re: Hiya

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:27 am

Greetings Groucho,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

As much as I like the Simpsons, I don't really think your avatar is quite appropriate here... do you?

:buddha1:

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Retro. :)
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Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Hiya

Postby Ben » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:03 pm

Hi Groucho

Welcome to the Dhamma Wheel!
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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.

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Re: Hiya

Postby Groucho » Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:29 pm

Thanks to all for welcoming me warmly.

Yes, Retro, I agree that my avatar may be not appropriate here, and I've taken it away.
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Re: Hiya

Postby genkaku » Wed Jan 21, 2009 4:50 pm

Welcome Groucho. Hope you find something useful here. Sorry to have missed your avatar. :)
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Re: Hiya

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:40 pm

Greetings Groucho,

Groucho wrote:Yes, Retro, I agree that my avatar may be not appropriate here, and I've taken it away.


Thanks for your consideration.... it is appreciated.

Metta,
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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)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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