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Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

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Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby cooran » Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:43 pm



with metta and respect
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:19 pm

Happy birthday bhante!

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Retro. :)
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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby appicchato » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:31 pm

Awww...thank you Chris (you're up early this morning)...and Paul...enjoy your weekend... :heart:

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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby Modus.Ponens » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:40 pm

Happy Birthday Venerable!!! :smile: :bow:
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: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby Ben » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:41 pm

Happy Birthday Bhante!
Wishing you all the very best.
with metta,

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.
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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:45 pm

Happy Birthday Bhante!
Hope you recieve an appropriate amount of attention but not too much!


He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:58 pm

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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:30 pm

Happy birthday bhante!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby appicchato » Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:04 am

Lovely people, thank you... :smile:

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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby acinteyyo » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:10 am

Happy jāti-day bhante! :clap:
Thag 1.20. Ajita - I do not fear death; nor do I long for life. I’ll lay down this body, aware and mindful.

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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby Reductor » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:00 am

Hey! You better believe I'm wishing you a happy birthday! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby tiltbillings » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:14 am

And if your mum is still alive, wish her a happy giving birthday, as well.

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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby appicchato » Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:33 am

One more shout out to our/my friends in the Dhamma...thank you kindly... :heart:

Kathin(a) at Wat Thewasangkharam (Kanchanaburi,Thailand) happened to coincide today as well...the heavy parts (ceremonies in the bot) I was unable to shoot (inappropriate), much as I would like to share...



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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby Sambojjhanga » Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:16 pm

Happy (belated) birthday, Bhante!

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Re: Happy Birthday Ven. Appicchato

Postby bodom » Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:30 pm

Happy Birthday Bhante!

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To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


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