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Danny
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Hello

Postby Danny » Wed Feb 18, 2009 8:18 am

First of all: Great forum!
My name is Danny I'm from the Netherlands. I have been interested in buddhism for a long time now, but only started practicing it seriously about six or seven months ago, I don't have guidens as in a teacher, or a Sangha, but will go for a retreat very soon. I'm still looking for the right retreat to develop my Satipatthana practice.
As for my background; I've been both christian and atheist, I really have put a lot of effort and thinking in what could be the path for me, and buddhism seems to be it. Everything I vaguely knew, the Buddha seems to have clarified, and is in the Pali-canon.

Thank you for reading and see you in one of the threads!

Metta,

Danny

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Re: Hello

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Wed Feb 18, 2009 8:30 am

Hi Danny!

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Re: Hello

Postby genkaku » Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:10 am

Welcome Danny. Hope you find something useful here and thanks for your efforts.

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Re: Hello

Postby Kare » Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:04 pm

Welkom!

:namaste:
Mettāya,
Kåre

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Re: Hello

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:51 pm

:hello:
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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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Re: Hello

Postby thornbush » Wed Feb 18, 2009 4:01 pm

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Re: Hello

Postby Danny » Wed Feb 18, 2009 7:31 pm

Thanks everybody!

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Re: Hello

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:58 am

Greetings and welcome.

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"We should not congratulate someone on the success of their misdeeds, but on the contrary should endeavour to advise him or her to lead a more skilful and wholesome life. If such advice is ignored then we can only give up and let go" - Phra Panyapatipo

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Re: Hello

Postby Dhammanando » Sun Feb 22, 2009 2:15 am

Hi Danny,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. :smile:
    ...and this thought arose in the mind of the Blessed One:
    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
    — William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude,


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