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Modus.Ponens
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Hello all

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:09 am

Hello all

Probably most of you know me from E-sangha. Nice to see this forum being born and I hope it flourishes. Thank you David.

Metta
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: Hello all

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:24 am

Greetings dhamma.vinaya,

Lovely to see you, and I too hope this forum flourishes.

I look forward to your participation here as I've enjoyed reading your posts in the past.

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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Re: Hello all

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:41 am

Thank you :-)
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: Hello all

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 04, 2009 2:57 am

Greetings Dhamma.vinaya and welcome!

Ben
“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: Hello all

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:55 am

Hi and Welcome

like the signature! lOL
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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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