Introduce yourself to others at Dharma Wheel.
Post Reply
Posts: 2
Joined: Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:30 pm


Post by asking79 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:39 pm

Hello, my name is Aaron and I am from the mid-western United States. I do not know a whole lot about Buddhism and that is my reason for coming here: To Learn! I was talking to another buddhist about where to start and he recommended this site to me as a place to learn. I come from a Christian turned to Messianic Jewish background but I no longer follow these teachings. Where would you recommend I start learning buddhism? Are there any sites online with free online classes or anything? I would love to learn in the online world before visiting a center near me.
Thank you!

User avatar
Former staff member
Posts: 6853
Joined: Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:25 am
Location: Europe

Re: Hello!!

Post by Ayu » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:45 pm

Welcome. :namaste:

I would recomment this vast website of Alexander Berzin:
https://studybuddhism.com/?utm_source=b ... ign=banner
I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. -

User avatar
Site Admin
Posts: 4182
Joined: Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:17 pm
Location: Texas, USA

Re: Hello!!

Post by Admin_PC » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:54 pm

Welcome to DharmaWheel!
You might want to take a look at the resources available in the various school subforums and the more general, Discovering Mahayana Buddhism. Lots of free resources and links available.
月影の いたらぬ里は なけれども 眺むる人の 心にぞすむ

User avatar
Posts: 75
Joined: Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:36 am

Re: Hello!!

Post by Dharmic » Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:46 am

Hi Aaron,

Welcome to DW.
There are lots of resources online. :reading:
Here is a BBC documentary on life of the Buddha:
https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x152c ... ary_people
May the supreme Bodhicitta
That has not arisen, arise and grow;
And may that which has arisen not diminish
But increase more and more.

User avatar
Site Admin
Posts: 2959
Joined: Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:23 pm
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, Estados Unidos de América

Re: Hello!!

Post by DNS » Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:53 am

Welcome to DW!


Posts: 2
Joined: Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:30 pm

Re: Hello!!

Post by asking79 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:45 pm

Thank you everybody! I'll be checking out links you shared soon. I'm currently listening to an audiobook called 'How to Practice the Way to a Meaningful Life' by His holiness the Dalai Lama.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 11 guests