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An introduction to me.

Postby DaftChris » Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:06 pm

Hello everyone.

My name is DaftChris. I'm a college student studying psychology and still relatively new to Buddhism. I sometimes have my doubts when it comes to Buddhism, but it has helped me in many ways after I adopted it into my life. I was a Christian before and it never seemed to click with me. I dabbled in Taoism, Judaism and Hinduism before I discovered Buddhism, and while I'm still interested in other faiths and philosophies, I think I'll always be a Buddhist at heart. :)

Religiously, I lean towards Tibetan; but I'm open to other schools of thought. I also sort of believe in God, but more in a Deistic sense rather than Theistic.

I'm also a member of NewBuddhist.com and I hope my time here is just as informative and inspiring.

Hope to chat with you all soon!
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Postby lowlydog » Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:48 pm

welcome to dharma wheel :hi:
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Postby Jikan » Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:50 pm

Hi Chris, Welcome to Dharmawheel!
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Postby waimengwan » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:56 pm

Welcome Chris to the Forum :)
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Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:50 am

Welcome to Dharma Wheel!
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Postby floating_abu » Sat Dec 08, 2012 11:47 am

Hi DaftChris, and welcome to DW Mahayana! :cheers:

As to doubts, remember they are normal, and they are also a very good, healthy sign. It is natural and normal and intelligent to doubt...the only difference here is you also have your own practice, realisations, and undeniable experience/breakthroughs to balance those doubts.

So it is always doubt, faith, doubt, faith, doubt, faith, and so the practice flows. :smile:

Well wishes, and happy discussing!
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Postby lobster » Sat Dec 08, 2012 2:29 pm

. . . we meet again . . . :twothumbsup:
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Postby relay » Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:17 am

Welcome from New York, US.

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