greetings from 'the north country'

Introduce yourself to others at Dharma Wheel.

greetings from 'the north country'

Postby tahti » Wed Dec 12, 2012 3:09 pm

I am Tahti, a 40 something male, a disciple of Master Hua. I am living in the 8-precepts. I was quite literally packing my bag to enter the monastery at CTTB, when my father became gravely ill. He has moderate Alzheimer's Disease. I decided to move to his remote (6 miles from Peru, NY; 50 Miles from Montreal) house, continue in the 8 precepts, and practice filial piety. We are here in solitude.

Staying in precepts is challenging -- but it is no matter what. My practice is Great Compassion Mantra, recitation of Kwan Yin, Universal Door Chapter and Chan. I am currently enjoying walking meditation in the cold blue air -- it is 10 deg F this a.m.

I welcome messages -- I have some time every other day on the internet.

with kindest regards,

tahti
tahti
 
Posts: 2
Joined: Wed Dec 12, 2012 2:49 pm

Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Dec 12, 2012 3:39 pm

Welcome tahti! I wish you success in your practices! Excellent decision to practice filial piety!
:namaste:
"When one is not in accord with the true view
Meditation and conduct become delusion,
One will not attain the real result
One will be like a blind man who has no eyes."
Naropa - Summary of the View from The Eight Doha Treasures
User avatar
Sherab Dorje
Global Moderator
 
Posts: 9635
Joined: Fri May 14, 2010 9:27 pm
Location: Greece

Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby Ayu » Wed Dec 12, 2012 5:28 pm

Hi tahti, welcome. :smile:
Ayu
Because, if our mothers, who have been kind to us
From beginningless time, are suffering,
What can we do with (just) our own happiness?
From 10th of 37 Bodhisattva Practices
User avatar
Ayu
 
Posts: 995
Joined: Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:25 am
Location: Europe

Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:31 am

Welcome to Dharma Wheel!
:anjali:
User avatar
David N. Snyder
Site Admin
 
Posts: 2002
Joined: Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:23 pm
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby relay » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:05 am

Welcome from New York, US.

peace,
relay
"We do not have to be ashamed of what we are. As sentient beings we have wonderful backgrounds. These backgrounds may not be particularly enlightened or peaceful or intelligent. Nevertheless, we have soil good enough to cultivate; we can plant anything in it.”
~Chögyam Trungpa
User avatar
relay
 
Posts: 47
Joined: Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:22 am
Location: New York, US

Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby lotwell » Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:43 am

It's nice to have you here. Thanks for sharing about yourself.

Lotwell
lotwell
 
Posts: 64
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2012 3:59 pm

Re: greetings from 'the north country'

Postby waimengwan » Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:39 pm

Welcome Tahti to DW.
User avatar
waimengwan
 
Posts: 183
Joined: Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:16 am


Return to Introductions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests

>