I see some names I know

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Pax
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I see some names I know

Postby Pax » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:40 pm

Hello! I see some familiar names here, and I hope I can contribute in some small way.

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Re: I see some names I know

Postby bodom » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:46 pm

Welcome!

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: I see some names I know

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:47 pm

I hope I can contribute in some small way.
Small or big or somewhere middling, it will be welcome.
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Re: I see some names I know

Postby Ben » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:55 pm

Hi Pax
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
metta

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Re: I see some names I know

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Feb 12, 2010 3:08 pm

Hi Pax
“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: I see some names I know

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Feb 12, 2010 3:33 pm

:hello:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: I see some names I know

Postby Annapurna » Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:03 pm

welcome Pax!
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Postby Pax » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:56 pm

Thank you for the warm welcome!

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Re: I see some names I know

Postby thecharmedbaja » Fri Feb 12, 2010 11:29 pm

Welcome, Pax :D
I'm sure you'll add to the community brilliant, no matter how large or small your words of wisdom are :)

Metta,
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Re: I see some names I know

Postby Paul Davy » Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:27 am

Greetings Pax,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha2:

My favourite ever Scrabble moment involved the world "pax".

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Re: I see some names I know

Postby Pax » Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:44 am

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings Pax,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

:buddha2:

My favourite ever Scrabble moment involved the world "pax".

Metta,
Retro. :)

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