Introduction

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Khalil Bodhi
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Introduction

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:34 pm

Hello All,

I was wondering where all of my favorite posters had gone on another forum and now I've found them all again. Thank you to everyone who made this forum possible.

Metta,

Mike :bow:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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bodom
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Re: Introduction

Postby bodom » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:49 pm

Welcome!

:namaste:
It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw

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Cittasanto
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Re: Introduction

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Feb 03, 2009 8:12 pm

: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.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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clw_uk
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Re: Introduction

Postby clw_uk » Tue Feb 03, 2009 8:19 pm

Welcome :namaste:
The dogmatists have claimed to have found the truth, others say that it cannot be apprehended; the Sceptics continue the search.
Sextus Empiricus

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Dhammanando
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Re: Introduction

Postby Dhammanando » Tue Feb 03, 2009 8:52 pm

Hi Khalil,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
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First hermit: Still there’s one thing about being a hermit, at least you get to meet people.

Second hermit: Oh yes! I wouldn’t go back to public relations.
— Monty Python, The Hermits


(I shall be offline from 27th June until November)

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Tex
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Re: Introduction

Postby Tex » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:02 pm

:toast:
"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." -- Heraclitus

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Paul Davy
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Re: Introduction

Postby Paul Davy » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:18 pm

Greetings and welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:hello:

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

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)


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