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Hellooooo!

Postby piper » Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:03 pm

Hi all,

Nice forum!

A lot of familiar faces, or avatars rather. Some of you might know me from other forums, but I won't reveal my true identity. :spy:

Cheers!

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby thecap » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:14 pm

Welcome piper ('charming' name by the way). Who knows one's true identity anyway? Image

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby genkaku » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:14 pm

As long as you know who you are, I guess that's what really counts. :)

Welcome.

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:50 pm

hi
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby Ben » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:54 pm

Welcome Piper!
“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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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:44 pm

Greetings & welcome, Piper!

Metta,
Retro. :)
Through corruption of the Dhamma comes corruption of the discipline, and from corruption of the discipline comes corruption of the Dhamma. This is the first future danger as yet unarisen that will arise in the future. You should recognize it and make an effort to prevent it. (AN 5.79)

"If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good." - Thomas J. Watson

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