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Hello Hola Ciao Salut

Postby ekayana » Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:21 pm

Hi everyone! I just joined this forum and thought I'd introduce myself briefly. I'm a 23 year old Theravadin Buddhist from Lancashire, England. I hope to be able to discuss the Buddha-Dhamma with like minded individuals.

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Postby genkaku » Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:51 pm

Welcome ekayana. Hope you find something useful here.

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Postby Cittasanto » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:01 pm

This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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"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 Hola Ciao Salut

Postby Ben » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:12 pm

Welcome Paul!
I hope you benefit from your involvement here at Dhamma Wheel.

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- 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: Hello Hola Ciao Salut

Postby Paul Davy » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:43 pm

Greetings and welcome to Dhamma Wheel.


Retro. :)
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What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

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Re: Hello Hola Ciao Salut

Postby Dhammanando » Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:06 pm

Hi Paul,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
Khandhānaṃ rāsaṭṭhaṃ, āyatanānaṃ āyatanaṭṭhaṃ,
Dhātūnaṃ suññaṭṭhaṃ, indriyānaṃ adhipatiyaṭṭhaṃ,
Saccānaṃ tathaṭṭhaṃ aviditaṃ karotītipi ‘avijjā’.

It prevents knowing the meaning of heap in the aggregates, the meaning of actuating in the sense-bases, the meaning of voidness in the elements, the meaning of predominance in the faculties, and the meaning of suchness in the truths, thus it is called ‘ignorance’.
(Visuddhimagga XVII. 43)

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Re: Hello Hola Ciao Salut

Postby jcsuperstar » Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:49 am

:hello: hi, i hope you'll join our study group!!!
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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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