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Ben
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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby Ben » Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:24 pm

That is indeed heartening!
“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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Re: From little things big things grow...

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby Zack » Sun Apr 05, 2009 5:24 pm

To all those responsible, Thank You.
I am of nature to decay, I have not gone beyond decay.
I am of the nature to be diseased, I have not gone beyond disease.
I am of the nature to die, I have not done beyond death.
All that is mine, dear and delightful, will change and vanish.
I am the owner of my kamma, heir to my kamma, born of my kamma, related to
my kamma, abide supported by my kamma. Whatever kamma I shall do,
whether good or evil, of that I shall be the heir.
Thus we should frequently recollect.
- Upajjhatthana Sutta, Anguttara Nikaya v.57

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400 members!

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jun 10, 2009 12:55 am

Greetings,

400 members today!

:hello:

This is a special milestone for me, because we're at the point now where Dhamma Wheel has become established in its own right, and not just "the place where the Theravadins from E-Sangha went" at the start of the year. Most new members now I do not recognise from other forums and it is wonderful to have these "new faces" joining us at Dhamma Wheel to discuss Theravada Buddhism.

I hope your Dhamma Wheel experience has been rewarding so far, and don't hesitate to drop us a note in the Suggestion Box if there's things you think can be done better. We're always open to new suggestions.

Many thanks to you all.

: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)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: 400 members!

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:44 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby Ben » Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:32 am

Indeed, its a great achievement!
Thanks to everyone for making Dhamma Wheel such a great place to discuss the Dhamma!
Metta

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

(Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • •

e: [email protected]..

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jun 11, 2009 1:34 pm

Row Your Boat made the 20,000th post today!

See: viewtopic.php?f=17&t=1474&p=20330#p20330
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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Jun 11, 2009 11:55 pm



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Nov 26, 2009 10:57 am

40,000 today!

Thanks everyone for your wonderful contributions and thereby making Dhamma Wheel a wonderful place to discuss the Dhamma and be inspired to further one's pursuit of the Noble Eightfold Path.

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)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby Dhammanando » Thu Nov 26, 2009 11:02 am

:toast:

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby catmoon » Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:08 am

Why are Buddha Chat and Esangha listed so high when neither of them is functional?

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby ground » Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:47 am

I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations

Very auspicious!

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:namaste:

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby Sanghamitta » Mon Nov 30, 2009 9:02 am

By far the best Buddhist website.

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Feb 04, 2010 2:34 am

Greetings,

Today Dhamma Wheel's post count passed 50,000 !

Thank you all for your continued participation and interest in Dhamma Wheel.

I like it here.

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)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby LauraJ » Thu Feb 04, 2010 3:28 am




Conquer the angry man by love. Conquer the ill-natured man by goodness. Conquer the miser with generosity. Conquer the liar with truth. -The Dhammapada

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Re: From little things big things grow...

Postby Dan74 » Thu Feb 04, 2010 4:02 am

Good Work and much appreciated!!!!!!!

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