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
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! metta
Learn this from the waters: in mountain clefts and chasms, loud gush the streamlets, but great rivers flow silently.
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
"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