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Postby DontKnow » Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:13 am

Hello Everybody

I'm Ivan. I respect all religions and especially Buddhism of all sects and Buddhadharma. I will be frequenting this forum. I've been with e-sangha for almost 3 years now and I got lots of good things from there. I'm sure same will be true for this forum. Wish you all the best

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Re: Hello

Postby Ben » Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:19 am

Hi Ivan
All forms of Buddhadhamma are respected here, all practitioners of the Buddhadhamma, regardless of tradition, are also respected here!
I'm glad you've joined us and I hope to see your contributions!

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Re: Hello

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:22 am


Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
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Re: Hello

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Oct 22, 2009 4:24 am

Greetings Ivan,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Retro. :)
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)

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

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Re: Hello

Postby BlackBird » Thu Oct 22, 2009 5:18 am

Hello there

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel

"And so, because this Teaching is so different from what Westerners are accustomed to, they will try to adapt the Teaching to their own framework. What they need to learn to do is not to adapt the Teaching to their own point of view but to adapt their own point of view to the Teaching. This is called saddhá, or faith, and it means giving oneself to the Teaching even if the Teaching is contrary to one’s own preconceived notions of the way things are."- Ven Bodhesako

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Re: Hello

Postby DontKnow » Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:52 am

Thank you all for cordial welcome and nice to see again familiar faces :)

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