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possible buddhist- Long Island Ny

Postby Darkrein » Sat Oct 19, 2013 9:33 pm

Hey, my name is Rein (or Evan if you prefer) and I have been developing a strong passion for the message of Buddhism. The idea that my suffering can be dealt with, even slightly, is a message that really resonates with me. So yeah, it's nice to meet you and i hope to have some interesting conversations with you guys.
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Re: possible buddhist- Long Island Ny

Postby Matt J » Sat Oct 19, 2013 11:05 pm

Hi, Rein! Welcome to the board.

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The Great Way is not difficult
If only there is no picking or choosing
--- Xin Xin Ming

http://zenanddao.blogspot.com/
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Re: possible buddhist- Long Island Ny

Postby Jikan » Sat Oct 19, 2013 11:44 pm

Hi Rein, Welcome to DharmaWheel. I hope you find what you seek.
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Re: possible buddhist- Long Island Ny

Postby lobster » Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:33 pm

:hug:

Hi
much to read, hope you find some suffering reducing tips
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Re: possible buddhist- Long Island Ny

Postby ClearblueSky » Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:19 pm

Long Island, my old home! Welcome.
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Re: possible buddhist- Long Island Ny

Postby duckfiasco » Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:59 am

Welcome!

I came to Buddhism from a similar place.
It saved my life.
Or rather, I didn't know I had any options other than depression and suicide until I read "Mindfulness in Plain English" by Henepola Gunaratana.
That was several years ago.
I never knew life could be so interesting, or that I was capable of love and patience.

I hope you find similar relief from your suffering.
Dharma Wheel is so supportive and has been instrumental in my "rehabilitation" :)
See you around! :group:
Please take the above post with a grain of salt.
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Re: possible buddhist- Long Island Ny

Postby Adamantine » Mon Oct 21, 2013 3:48 am

Welcome to Dharmawheel Rein!
Contentment is the ultimate wealth;
Detachment is the final happiness. ~Sri Saraha
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Re: possible buddhist- Long Island Ny

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Oct 22, 2013 5:33 am

Welcome to Dharma Wheel!

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