Dhamma's not dead

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Dhamma's not dead

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Hi!

My name is Benoit, I'm a french upasaka living near to Paris et praticing the Dhamma since a couple of years.

There is no more french theravada forum so i decide to came here because of the reputation of anglo-saxon dhammatalks.

Well, I am also the founder and webmaster of Buddha Sasana, a french ebooks platform since two years. I'm thinking about translate it in english! And recently, with a friend we decided to create Evam Me Sutam which objective is to get together with upasaka and upasika for meditate and study the Dhamma.

In France, theravada buddhists could be counted on the fingers of two hands :rofl:

So thanks in advance for your welcome and apologize my english !

With Metta

Benoit a.k.a Evammesutam
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Bienvenue à Dhamma Wheel! :hello:
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Welcome! I hope you like it here!
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Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

Your sites look great! I don't know French (even though I was born in Germany close to the border), but they look good.

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Welcome to the forum, Benoit!

:hello:
evammesutam wrote:There is no more french theravada forum so i decide to came here because of the reputation of anglo-saxon dhammatalks
Just to slake my curiosity, can you give a hint as to what that reputation is? ;)
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Hi and welcome! If I were you, however, I would do something with the Devanagari font at the "Evam me sutam" site. As it stands now, it says: "Shavaakhahaa.tao bahaaghaavaa.tao dhahaamamao". I do not really believe that this what you meant to write. :anjali:
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Hi Benoit
Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

I will see whether I can brush up my rusty French again.
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Welcome Benoit :)
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Welcome to Dhammawheel Benoit!

From a fellow upasika, I love the design of your websites! Very cool work! It's always nice to see new resources devoted to the Dhamma pop up. Just wish I could read French... oh well C'est la vie
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Welcome!

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Dear Benoit,
Welcome to Dhammawheel!
With metta,
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evammesutam wrote:In France, Theravada buddhists could be counted on the fingers of two hands :rofl:
Just how many fingers do French people have?

Check out Daw Sobhana in Paris. I hope she has more than two or three followers.
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