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ananyaa
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Hello from India !

Postby ananyaa » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:42 pm

Hello everyone!

I am a new member to this forum and chanced upon this community while searching for academic courses that I could undertake to further my learning of Buddhism. I have noticed a few good programmes in USA, but information about the courses and topics is almost overwhelming. At the moment, I am very open minded about what part of Buddhism I would like to study and which country I could study in.
I have studied Sanskrit for about five years, understand the devanagari script, and am proficient in English (other than Hindi and a regional Indian language - Marathi). I have learnt Vipassana meditation under Sri S N Goenka (more at http://www.dhamma.org) and have also sat a few courses. I meditate from time to time, and now considering studying in this field too to get the theoretical side to my practice.
Any help to help me sift through the information to identify a suitable course is most welcome!

With a lot of goodwill to all of you,
Ananyaa

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Re: Hello from India !

Postby Indrajala » Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:44 pm

Welcome!

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Re: Hello from India !

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:14 pm

:hi:

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: Hello from India !

Postby SSJ3Gogeta » Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:14 am

ananyaa wrote: At the moment, I am very open minded about what part of Buddhism I would like to study and which country I could study in.

With a lot of goodwill to all of you,
Ananyaa



You are willing to move to another country to study Buddhism?

:bow:

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Re: Hello from India !

Postby Lhug-Pa » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:20 am

You're already very close to Himachal Pradesh, Dharamsala, Kathmandu, and Bhutan. :idea: :buddha1: :idea:

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Re: Hello from India !

Postby waimengwan » Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:03 pm

Wonderful So happy to hear Buddha Dharma spreading in India once again.

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Re: Hello from India !

Postby Konchog1 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:19 pm

Ah, have you ever been in Goa?

Welcome.
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