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clw_uk
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Sadhu

Postby clw_uk » Thu Feb 12, 2009 7:02 pm

I just wanted to congratulate the admins and moderators on this sight for allowing open and meaningful discussion of the Dhamma.

As many of you would have seen I sometimes post views that are contary to the classical traditional view but I have been allowed to voice these views and engage in meaningful discussion about them without fear of censorship.

This site if a great benefit to all who seek the Dhamma, it does a great service

Sadhu!

Just wanted to express my gratitude.

: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: Sadhu

Postby bodom » Thu Feb 12, 2009 7:23 pm

Agreed! Thank you Retro and TheDhamma!

: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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Re: Sadhu

Postby Jechbi » Fri Feb 13, 2009 6:32 am

I think it's great, too.
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Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: Sadhu

Postby Paul Davy » Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:57 am

Greetings Craig, all,

Thank you for the kind words.

It is our intention here to allow people to discuss the Dhamma freely so long as they're able to treat others respectfully and respect the intent and boundaries of certain specialised sub-fora.

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: Sadhu

Postby thecap » Fri Feb 13, 2009 10:44 am

Indeed, thank you.

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Re: Sadhu

Postby Tex » Sat Feb 14, 2009 3:46 am

Agreed!!

I have followed the discussion and will continue to, even if I continue to have nothing to add. It is helpful to me to read different viewpoints from those further along the path.

So, thanks to all parties for maintaining civility even in disagreement, and thanks to the admins for allowing open dialogue.
"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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