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  • Ong Yong Peng
    Dear Renuka, welcome to the group. yp. ... __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Find a job, post your resume.
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 3, 2001
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      Dear Renuka, welcome to the group.

      yp.

      --- Renuka Weerasekera <kotus123@...> wrote:
      > My name is Renuka Weerasekera and though now I live in
      > Europe I was born in Sri Lanka as a buddhist. I was
      > fortunate to be born to a sappurisa family, and live
      > where the good Dhamma is very much alive, and to
      > practice my religion freely.
      >
      > I learnt to 'read' the suttas in the sri lankan
      > 'parittha' book quite young using the explanations
      > given at the bottom of the page, but have had
      > absolutely no training in it. Since I planned to enrol
      > in a dhamma school on my return to Sri Lanka one day
      > for the purpose of learning Pali, I'm very glad to
      > find this site and to start my learning right away.
      >
      > I have attended Sutta studies under the Ven. Bhikku
      > Bodhi at the Kandy BPS centre; and read/ study the
      > Majjima Nikaya and the Anguttara Nikaya suttas now by
      > myself, though only in their English translations. The
      > BPS newletter with the explanations helps immensely.
      >
      > I have studied meditation under Ayya Khema and have
      > thereafter been helped by the Nilambe centre, though I
      > have not been to any retreats since then. By her I was
      > trained in both samatha and vipassana techniques and
      > gained some progress. My practice needs to be more
      > intense, with closer guidance. At the moment I am
      > concentrating on absolutely perfecting my sila as I
      > was advised to do lately by the Meetirigala priests,
      > and am living with 'sati' as much as I can.
      >
      > With metta,
      > Renuka.

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    • Ong Yong Peng
      Selamat, welcome to group. ... __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Mail Plus – Powerful. Affordable. Sign up now.
      Message 2 of 3 , Nov 25, 2002
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        Selamat, welcome to group.

        --- selamatatdsgb <selamat@...> wrote:
        > From: "selamatatdsgb" <selamat@...>
        > To: "Pali Moderator" <Pali-owner@yahoogroups.com>
        > Subject: Re: Welcome to Pali
        > Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 22:17:47 +0700
        >
        > Please introduce myself, a young Buddhist with interest on Meditation
        > and
        > Theravada Buddhism.
        > I should be grateful if you could guide me in the supreme teaching.
        >
        > metta,
        > selamat
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "Pali Moderator" <Pali-owner@yahoogroups.com>
        > To: <selamat@...>
        > Sent: Monday, November 25, 2002 9:07 PM
        > Subject: Welcome to Pali
        >
        >
        > >
        > > Welcome to the All Things Pali Discussion Group. Please take a
        > moment to
        > review this message.
        > >
        > > Our main discussion topics:
        > > 1. Tipitaka and sutta study;
        > > 2. Pali language and literature;
        > > 3. Theravada Buddhism;
        > > 4. Samatha and Vipassana meditation;
        > > 5. Sutta study tools and methodology;
        > > 6. Tipitaka translation theory and practice.
        > >
        > > For a start, you may want to introduce yourself to the group, with
        > the
        > help of one or more of the following questions:
        > > 1. Are you learning/teaching the Pali language?
        > > 2. Do you read and study the Tipitaka?
        > > 3. Were/Are you involved in any translation works of the Tipitaka?
        > >
        > > Please send your message to Pali@yahoogroups.com
        > >
        > > Learn, Share, Enjoy!
        > >
        > > Metta,
        > > Pali Group.
        > >
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