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Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

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David N. Snyder
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Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Dec 25, 2009 4:03 am

kstjames, joined Dhamma Wheel today at Christmas eve, about 8 pm, West coast time of the U.S. which makes 1,000 members!

And it all happens just a few days before our first anniversary!

Dhamma Wheel began on Jan. 1, 2009 and now has 1,000 members and nearly 50,000 posts!

:woohoo:

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Re: Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

Postby notself » Fri Dec 25, 2009 5:26 am

Thank you for this wonderful site. :anjali: :thanks:
Though one may conquer a thousand times a thousand men in battle, yet he is indeed the noblest victor who conquers himself. ---Dhp 103

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Re: Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

Postby Ben » Fri Dec 25, 2009 5:32 am

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

Postby cooran » Fri Dec 25, 2009 7:32 am

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Congratulations Dhamma Wheel (and welcome kstjames :group: )

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Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Dec 25, 2009 9:15 am

yay!

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He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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bodom
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Re: Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

Postby bodom » Fri Dec 25, 2009 4:09 pm

Sadhu!!! Heres to many more years!!!

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


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http://www.ajahnchah.org/

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Re: Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

Postby Fede » Sat Dec 26, 2009 4:44 pm

"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

Postby Kenw1947 » Mon Dec 28, 2009 4:56 pm

Hello everyone and greetings from southern Idaho, USA. I'm new to this group so hope to get to know everyone. I still am trying to learn how to post messages.

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Re: Welcome kstjames and everyone else!

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Dec 29, 2009 12:41 am

"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine


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