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salayatana
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Greetings

Postby salayatana » Fri Jan 30, 2009 2:55 am

:coffee:

Greetings everyone,

Congratulations on the new forum , I recognise a few familiar names from esangha and have logged on using my old name from esangha . I look forward to reading the postings and to maybe contributing again . Well done moderators . :clap:

Best Wishes ,
:hello:
Jin

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Re: Greetings

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Jan 30, 2009 2:58 am

Greetings and welcome to Dhamma Wheel, Jin.

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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Re: Greetings

Postby Dhammanando » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:08 am

Welcome Jin :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
    ...and this thought arose in the mind of the Blessed One:
    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
    — William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude,

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Re: Greetings

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:52 am

:hello:
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Re: Greetings

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:26 pm

Welcome!

:namaste:
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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