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Good to be here

Postby pererin » Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:45 am


I am a 'newcomer', tentatively exploring Buddhism. It is good to have found this forum and to be with you.



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Re: Good to be here

Postby Fede » Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:02 am

you have had the good chance to fall amongst the friendliest, most helpful and willing bunch of people you could ever want.
I count myself priviledged to be here, and I hope you reap much benefit from your stay here.

*Namaste* and metta.

"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D

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Re: Good to be here

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:41 am

Greetings pererin,

Lovely to have you here. If there's anything you can think of (especially in your capacity as a 'newcomer') which you think would improve your experience here, please drop a note in the Suggestion Box!

Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)

Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7

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Re: Good to be here

Postby Ben » Thu Jan 01, 2009 12:22 pm

Cyfarchion Pererin!
Greetings Pererin!

Croeso i Dhamma Wheel!
Welcome to the Dhamma Wheel

Dymuniadau gorau
Best wishes


(My apologies for butchering Welsh)

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Good to be here

Postby pererin » Mon Jan 05, 2009 12:46 am


G'day Ben and thank you, and all who kindly left messages, for the words of welcome!


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Re: Good to be here

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 05, 2009 9:03 am

Hi and welcome hope to see you around!
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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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