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Greetings From Kenya

Postby AUTRICHE » Mon Dec 07, 2009 12:39 pm

Hello, i am autriche from Nairobi, Kenya. Very glad to be here among brethren
it seems like am the only buddhist in the whole country!

metta
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Re: Greetings From Kenya

Postby Bonsai » Mon Dec 07, 2009 12:59 pm

Welcome AUTRICHE! :D
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Re: Greetings From Kenya

Postby phil » Mon Dec 07, 2009 1:38 pm

Hi Autriche, welcome aboard.

Metta,

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(AN 3.2 Lakkhana Sutta)
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Re: Greetings From Kenya

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:37 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

My wife is from Ethiopia. I have been to Ethiopia 4 times, but not Kenya, yet. There are a couple of Dhamma centers in Kenya:

http://www.dhammawiki.com/index.php?tit ... gory:Kenya
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Re: Greetings From Kenya

Postby Ben » Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:47 pm

Welcome Autriche, welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
kind regards

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saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Re: Greetings From Kenya

Postby BlackBird » Mon Dec 07, 2009 8:05 pm

Hello friend.
Welcome to the forums.

metta
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Re: Greetings From Kenya

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:39 pm

Greetings autriche,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha1:

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Re: Greetings From Kenya

Postby zavk » Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:28 pm

Hello Autriche!
With metta,
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Re: Greetings From Kenya

Postby AUTRICHE » Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:34 am

Thank You all for the kind welcome. I am here to learn from your wisdom. (David, thanks for info on dhamma centres am following up) wow am already learning!
Have all kinds of questions so we will meet on other theads. Please have patience for the
"silly" questions i may ask.

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Re: Greetings From Kenya

Postby zopatharchen » Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:00 pm

howdy ~ :hello:
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