greetings from 'the north country'

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greetings from 'the north country'

Postby tahti » Wed Dec 12, 2012 3:09 pm

I am Tahti, a 40 something male, a disciple of Master Hua. I am living in the 8-precepts. I was quite literally packing my bag to enter the monastery at CTTB, when my father became gravely ill. He has moderate Alzheimer's Disease. I decided to move to his remote (6 miles from Peru, NY; 50 Miles from Montreal) house, continue in the 8 precepts, and practice filial piety. We are here in solitude.

Staying in precepts is challenging -- but it is no matter what. My practice is Great Compassion Mantra, recitation of Kwan Yin, Universal Door Chapter and Chan. I am currently enjoying walking meditation in the cold blue air -- it is 10 deg F this a.m.

I welcome messages -- I have some time every other day on the internet.

with kindest regards,

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Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Dec 12, 2012 3:39 pm

Welcome tahti! I wish you success in your practices! Excellent decision to practice filial piety!
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Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby Ayu » Wed Dec 12, 2012 5:28 pm

Hi tahti, welcome. :smile:
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Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:31 am

Welcome to Dharma Wheel!
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Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby relay » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:05 am

Welcome from New York, US.

peace,
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Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby lotwell » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:43 am

It's nice to have you here. Thanks for sharing about yourself.

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Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby waimengwan » Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:39 pm

Welcome Tahti to DW.
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