Hello from St. Louis

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Hello from St. Louis

Postby seekingpeace » Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:41 pm

I have recently decided to take refuge. as someone who comes from a Catholic family/friend group (extended and immediate) I have been tentative about answering the pull of buddhism, but I feel in my heart that this is the place for me. I am unsure of my steps in the right (or wrong!) direction, but I am discovering more every day.

The first of the four noble truths saved my life. I hope to find friends here and be a friend to all, as well.

now here is a jedi, because I love star wars :jedi:


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Re: Hello from St. Louis

Postby the seafarer » Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:54 pm

Hello, nice to meet you and welcome do DW.

Good choice for a username. :smile:
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When there is no one to provoke anger, how shall we practice patience?

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Re: Hello from St. Louis

Postby DGA » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:55 am

Hi, Welcome to DharmaWheel!
DGA's PhD dissertation, a history of "mindfulness," is available here:

https://www.academia.edu/25482900/WHAT_ ... _OF_STRESS

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Re: Hello from St. Louis

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jan 08, 2014 7:57 pm

seekingpeace wrote:now here is a jedi, because I love star wars :jedi:

Welcome to Dharma Wheel!


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Re: Hello from St. Louis

Postby lobster » Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:53 am

May the force be with you. :namaste:

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Re: Hello from St. Louis

Postby Punya » Thu Jan 09, 2014 8:31 pm

Hello and welcome. :hi:
We pray for the good health of the teachers
We pray for their precious lives to be long
We pray for their activities to spread and increase
May we be blessed never to part from the teachers.

From a short practice by Dudjom Rinpoche

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