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Re: Friday...

Postby SamKR » Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:59 am

Kim O'Hara wrote:
SamKR wrote:What would you do now -- if the world were really going to end tomorrow, that is only a day remains to practice Dhamma in this life?

I would like to think that I would keep on pretty much as usual. What I would actually do, however, I just don't know.


Right. I also don't know what I would actually do. But I like to think that I would use every second following the eight-fold path. But since I believe the world is not going to end tomorrow I am not following the path to my best. :tongue:

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Re: Friday...

Postby appicchato » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:25 am

Read where the actual moment the Mayan calendar runs out is 12:11 GMT today (the 21st)...hang on... ... _not_nigh/

Interesting article concerning...

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Re: Friday...

Postby Kim OHara » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:53 am

Ben wrote:
Kim O'Hara wrote:The end of the world is coming anyway ... that computer is still churming out the Nine Billion Names of God


Thanks Kim.
I think Arthur C Clarke should have done a bit more research. There is no supreme being in Vajrayana.

Yes, I know. That part of it fits much better with Kabbalah.
But it's still a good story.


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Re: Friday...

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:07 am

I knew this would end the world!
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“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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Re: Friday...

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:10 pm

"Life goes on, ha ha"
Nelson Muntz (when a doomsday date did not pan out)

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