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Greetings from Swampflower

Postby swampflower » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:22 pm

I am very happy to have found this site on the Dharma of the Mahayana and the Vajrayana.
I am a regular on FreeShanga and that is where I found information on this site.
My interests are primarily in the practice of Chod.
Oṃ Tāre Tuttāre Ture Svāhā
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Re: Greetings from Swampflower

Postby Mr. G » Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:43 pm

Hi swampflower! I'm sure you'll enjoy your time here! :namaste:
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    grasping the letter of the text and ignoring its intention!
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Re: Greetings from Swampflower

Postby catmoon » Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:39 am

mr. gordo wrote:Hi swampflower! I'm sure you'll enjoy your time here! :namaste:



Ah, greetings Swampie!
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Re: Greetings from Swampflower

Postby swampflower » Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:26 am

Thanks Mr Gordo and Hi Catmoon!
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Re: Greetings from Swampflower

Postby kirtu » Thu Sep 02, 2010 3:10 pm

Hello Swampflower! :hi:

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Re: Greetings from Swampflower

Postby Ogyen » Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:32 pm

Hiiiiiiii dear friend!

So happy to see you here!
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Re: Greetings from Swampflower

Postby fragrant herbs » Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:11 pm

Glad to see you here, and I really like your name. When we lived near the swamps in Florida, well very near. I used to walk my dog in them and look at the swamp flowers, actually the fly traps that were so pretty. But the swamp had poisonous snakes, allegators and fire ants. Not so good; not so wise to walk around.

So you picked a name that also reminded me of that.
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Re: Greetings from Swampflower

Postby nirmal » Fri Nov 12, 2010 5:14 am

Hi Swampflower,


Welcome welcome dear swampflower

In a swamp, you stand clean and clear

Come drink the Dharma Wheel's holy water

Your cells will bhangra with internal fire

The Dharma Wheel will turn without tire

Sharing the Dharma to get you higher



Nice to have you here
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Re: Greetings from Swampflower

Postby Blue Garuda » Fri Nov 12, 2010 12:35 pm

Welcome !

Chod is indeed a blissful practice. :)
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Re: Greetings from Swampflower

Postby Ngawang Drolma » Fri Nov 12, 2010 6:37 pm

Hi swampflower! :smile:
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