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Hiya

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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Re: Hiya

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

Hi Groucho,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. :smile:

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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:

Metta,
Retro. :)
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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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.
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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,
Retro. :)
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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