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mountain
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Hello Friends

Postby mountain » Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:52 am

I used to visit e-sangha to read the posts. I recognize some familiar names. Perhaps I will post. We,ll see.

John

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Dhammanando
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Re: Hello Friends

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:08 am

Hello Mountain,

Thanks for joining us. :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


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Paul Davy
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Re: Hello Friends

Postby Paul Davy » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:06 am

Greetings and welcome, John.

: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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Re: Hello Friends

Postby jcsuperstar » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:49 am

:hello:
สัพเพ สัตตา สุขีตา โหนตุ

the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Cittasanto
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Re: Hello Friends

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:32 am

: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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Tex
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Re: Hello Friends

Postby Tex » Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:51 pm

Hello and welcome.

: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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Re: Hello Friends

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:48 pm

Mettaya!
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: Hello Friends

Postby genkaku » Wed Feb 04, 2009 11:09 pm

Welcome John. Hope you find something useful here.

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Re: Hello Friends

Postby bodom » Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:30 pm

Welcome!

:namaste:
This is our foundation: to have sati, recollection, and sampajañña, self-awareness, whether standing, walking, sitting, or reclining. Whatever arises, just leave it be, don't cling to it. Be it like or dislike, happiness or suffering, doubt or certainty... Don't try to label everything, just know it. See that all the things that arise in the mind are simply sensations. They are transient. They arise, exist and cease. That's all there is to them, they have no self or being, they are neither ''us'' nor ''them.'' They are not worthy of clinging to, any of them. - Ajahn Chah


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