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Happy Birthday Eric Lubbock

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Sep 29, 2009 9:20 pm

You're not going to believe this, but here it is anyway:

I was looking all through Bhante Dhammanando's old posts at e-sangha today, looking for a post he made over a year ago about an English politician who is a member of the House of Lords and is a Buddhist. I finally found it and then made a Dhamma Wiki article about him. And then as I gathered the info about him to make the article, I noticed today is his birthday!

Holy cow, just a coincidence I guess or he was contacting me in some voodoo way. :tongue:

http://www.dhammawiki.com/index.php?title=Eric_Lubbock

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Re: Happy Birthday Eric Lubbock

Postby Ben » Tue Sep 29, 2009 10:19 pm

Happy birthday to Eric!
I hope he is an inspiration to Buddhists in the west to aspire for public office.
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Re: Happy Birthday Eric Lubbock

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Sep 29, 2009 11:22 pm

Happy Birthday Eric
he is the parton of the Buddhist Prison Chapplancy in the UK Anguillimala based at the forrest hermitage in Warwick.
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Re: Happy Birthday Eric Lubbock

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Sep 29, 2009 11:41 pm

Happy birthday Eric,

May you become a Wheel-turning Monarch!

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