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Groucho
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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:
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Re: Hiya

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

Hi Groucho,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
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Second hermit: Oh yes! I wouldn’t go back to public relations.
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Paul Davy
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Re: Hiya

Postby Paul Davy » 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. :)
"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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Ben
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Re: Hiya

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

Hi Groucho

Welcome to the Dhamma Wheel!
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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Groucho
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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 Paul Davy » 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. :)
"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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