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Beginning

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nanawissa
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Beginning

Postby nanawissa » Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:24 pm

Hello My name is Melissa and this is my first step on my new path. I look forward to speaking with all of you and welcome any comments or questions that you may have.

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bodom
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Joined: Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:18 pm
Location: San Antonio, Texas

Re: Beginning

Postby bodom » Mon Apr 04, 2011 1:53 pm

Welcome Melissa!

: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


https://www.dhammatalks.org/index.html
http://www.ajahnchah.org/

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Ben
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Location: kanamaluka

Re: Beginning

Postby Ben » Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:31 pm

Greetings Melissa and welcome to Dhamma Wheel!
“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

(Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • •

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cooran
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Location: Queensland, Australia

Re: Beginning

Postby cooran » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:31 pm

G'day Melissa - welcome and look forward to discussing Dhamma with you. :smile:

with metta
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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retrofuturist
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Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: Beginning

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:17 pm

Greetings Melissa,

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel.

:buddha2:

Metta,
Retro. :)
"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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