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Postby meindzai » Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:17 pm

Thought I would drop in to Dhammawheel's brother/sister site for a bit. Though I am still practicing Theravada I still have a fondness for Zen and an interest in the broader scope of Buddhism. Having said that I will mostly be keeping my cyber-lip zipped since I tend to default to the Theravada position on many things.

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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:48 pm

:hi:

Welcome to Dharma Wheel!
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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby ronnewmexico » Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:59 pm

Hello

I am sort of new here also.Welcome aboard!
"This order considers that progress can be achieved more rapidly during a single month of self-transformation through terrifying conditions in rough terrain and in "the abode of harmful forces" than through meditating for a period of three years in towns and monasteries"....Takpo Tashi Namgyal.
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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby Annapurna » Fri Jan 22, 2010 10:26 pm

Meow, Meindzai. :alien:

Just landed here a short while ago myself.

How are your cats? :)
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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:05 pm

Greetings Meindzai,

Welcome to Dharma Wheel.

:buddha1:

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Retro. :)
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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby Ngawang » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:12 pm

Great to see you here meindzai! Plese make yourself at home :)

Best,
Laura
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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby purple rose » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:16 pm

Hi meindzai :smile:

Welcome to Dharma Wheel

regards,

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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby KeithBC » Sat Jan 23, 2010 6:44 pm

Good to see you, meindzai! :smile:

Om mani padme hum
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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby meindzai » Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:37 pm

Ngawang wrote:Great to see you here meindzai! Plese make yourself at home :)

Best,
Laura


{sets up meditation cushion, altar, leaves all his personal care products in the bathroom and sets the DVR to record Spongebob}

ahh that's better. :twothumbsup:

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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby meindzai » Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:38 pm

KeithBC wrote:Good to see you, meindzai! :smile:

Om mani padme hum
Keith


Hi Keith! Missed ya!

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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby meindzai » Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:39 pm

Annapurna wrote:Meow, Meindzai. :alien:

Just landed here a short while ago myself.

How are your cats? :)


Cool as cats!

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Re: Here but lurkily...

Postby Luke » Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:14 pm

meindzai wrote:
Ngawang wrote:Great to see you here meindzai! Plese make yourself at home :)


{sets up meditation cushion, altar, leaves all his personal care products in the bathroom and sets the DVR to record Spongebob}

ahh that's better. :twothumbsup:

-M

Hey, you forgot your mala! Here ya go.
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I lasted about a year and a half at my Kagyu sangha without a mala. I guess I didn't want to rush out and buy all kinds of Dharma paraphenelia and feel like a poser. Then on my last retreat, a friend of mine bought me one as a gift when she noticed I didn't have one.

Anyway, welcome, Meindzai.

I have a friend who is a Buddhist scholar who seems to think that almost all later Buddhism can be found somewhere in Theravada in embryonic form. I'm not sure if agree with him, but it's an interesting idea.
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