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Hi

Postby GOTAMIST » Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:06 am

Some of you might know me already. Anyway here i am for better or worse :lol: .

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Re: Hi

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:19 am

Greetings and welcome Gotamist,

Long time no see.

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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Re: Hi

Postby Dhammanando » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:09 am

Hi Gotamist,

Good to see you around. I was wondering what had become of you. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
    ...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.
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Re: Hi

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:18 am

GOTAMIST wrote:Some of you might know me already. Anyway here i am for better or worse :lol: .



For the better.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: Hi

Postby thornbush » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:34 am

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Postby jcsuperstar » Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:50 am

:hello:
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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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Postby Cittasanto » Tue Mar 03, 2009 7:53 am

Hi nice to meet you
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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Postby Modus.Ponens » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:04 pm

Welcome :smile:
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: Hi

Postby SeerObserver » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:25 pm

Hello.

Crafty name choice.

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Postby Ben » Thu Mar 12, 2009 10:52 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
“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: Hi

Postby phil » Fri Mar 13, 2009 12:54 am

Welcome to Dhammawheel, Gotamist.

Metta,

Phil :smile:
Kammalakkhano , bhikkhave, bālo, kammalakkhano pandito, apadānasobhanī paññāti
(The fool is characterized by his/her actions/the wise one is characterized by his/her actions/Wisdom shines forth in behaviour.)
(AN 3.2 Lakkhana Sutta)


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