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New Guy

Postby Sleazy_Rhino » Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:16 pm

My name is Chris and I lived in Japan during the time when Buddhism became an interest to me. I studied some Nichiren and then went to Thailand and discovered Mahayana, which became my focus. I am new to all of this, with a very basic understanding of Buddhism. Thanks
Freedom cannot be forced into existence, nor can it be won through painful struggle. Freedom cannot be bought or sold. It has nothing to do with one’s social status; one’s profession is of no consequence. In order for you to accept yourself as you are and live with your soul at peace, you must simply teach yourself to let it be, only then will you discover freedom
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Re: New Guy

Postby Jikan » Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:34 pm

Welcome to DharmaWheel!
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Re: New Guy

Postby Sherab Dorje » Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:16 pm

Welcome Chris! :hi:
"When one is not in accord with the true view
Meditation and conduct become delusion,
One will not attain the real result
One will be like a blind man who has no eyes."
Naropa - Summary of the View from The Eight Doha Treasures
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Re: New Guy

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Feb 22, 2013 7:32 pm

:hi:

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Re: New Guy

Postby LittleCat » Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:57 pm

Hi Chris :) Welcome. I'm new too.

:namaste:

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Re: New Guy

Postby Jikan » Sat Feb 23, 2013 12:48 am

LittleCat wrote:Hi Chris :) Welcome. I'm new too.

:namaste:

LC


and welcome to you too!
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Re: New Guy

Postby lobster » Sun Feb 24, 2013 4:25 am

:hug:

welcome guys
Have fun :popcorn:
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Re: New Guy

Postby Vajratantrika » Thu Feb 28, 2013 7:04 am

Welcome Chris. I'm fairly new as well. There is lots of great info on here. Be sure to look around. And folks have been very helpful.
May all sentient beings have happiness and its causes,
May all sentient beings be free of suffering and its causes,
May all sentient beings never be separated from bliss without suffering,
May all sentient beings be in equanimity, free of ignorance, attachment and aversion.
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