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Postby Lampang » Mon Jan 05, 2009 11:57 am

Hello all. I'm afraid that as a complete beginner, I don't have much to offer but I shall read your posts with great interest. There are several posters here whose erudition and insight I've been astonished by on other sites and it's good to see that you're still posting; you can be assured that your writing is appreciated.

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Postby Ben » Mon Jan 05, 2009 12:05 pm

Hi Lampang

Welcome, and please feel free to contribute!
Kind regards

“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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Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:32 pm

hi and welcome hope to see you about!
“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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Re: Hello All

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 05, 2009 9:57 pm

Greetings Lampang,

Thanks for joining us and I look forward to your questions and contributions.

Retro. :)
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