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bodom
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What a great site!

Postby bodom » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:24 pm

Im really excited to see a forum that is devoted entirely to the Buddhas "original" teachings. Its great to be here!

:namaste:
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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Cittasanto
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Re: What a great site!

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:25 pm

bodom_bad_boy,
see you about hopefully


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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retrofuturist
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Re: What a great site!

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:35 pm

Greetings BBB,

I'm glad we're able to be of service! Lovely to see you here... be sure to check out the Buddhism For The 21st Century Parent in our Theravada For The Modern World forum!

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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Ben
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Re: What a great site!

Postby Ben » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:51 pm

Welcome BBB
Its great to have you along!

Ben
“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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David N. Snyder
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Re: What a great site!

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:52 pm

Howdy! I'm lookin for a Texas emoticon, so here goes: :guns:
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Re: What a great site!

Postby genkaku » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:59 pm

Welcome BBB. As you can see from my presence, they even allow the corrupt and misinformed here. :)
Smile just one smile




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Re: What a great site!

Postby Element » Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:27 pm

Welcome BBB. Good to see you again. Cool. :thumbsup:

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Re: What a great site!

Postby clw_uk » Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:30 pm

Welcome BBB :thumbsup:
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken

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Dhammanando
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Re: What a great site!

Postby Dhammanando » Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:41 pm

Hello Bodom,

Thanks for joining us. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu

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tellyontellyon
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Re: What a great site!

Postby tellyontellyon » Thu Jan 15, 2009 11:48 pm

Croeso!

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Re: What a great site!

Postby Dharmajim » Fri Jan 16, 2009 1:26 am

It's good to see many familiar faces, is that the right word in cyberpsace?, here. I look forward to having Dhamma discussions and learning more from so many learned participants.

Dharmajim

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Re: What a great site!

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Jan 16, 2009 4:56 am

Greetings Dharmajim,

Lovely to see you here too. :)

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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