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Khalil Bodhi
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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.


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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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Re: Introduction

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


To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo

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Re: Introduction

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

“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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"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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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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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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Re: Introduction

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

"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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Re: Introduction

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:18 pm

Greetings and welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


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)

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