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Hi everyone :)

Post by Helen » Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:22 pm

I'm Helen, I'm 32 and from England. I am currently not a Buddhist but have a growing interest in it and want to know more. I currently consider myself to be agnostic whilst I am from a Christian background originally (although I was brought up secular).

I'm not sure what else to write here, except that I hope to learn a lot from the forum.

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Post by Queequeg » Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:48 pm

Welcome, Helen. :smile:
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

I think each human being has things to find out in his own life that are inescapable. They’ll find them out the easy way or the hard way, or whatever.
-Jerry Garcia

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Post by Wayfarer » Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:56 am

Only practice with no gaining idea ~ Suzuki Roshi

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Post by DNS » Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:48 am

Welcome to DW!

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Post by anjali » Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:17 pm

Hi Helen! Welcome aboard. Using the search function, you can find a lot of good info on Buddhism here. Also, if you have a question, just ask. There are a number of very knowledgeable people here on different Buddhist traditions. Depending on where you live, maybe there is a Buddhist community in your neck of the woods that you may want to eventually make a connection with.

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