Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

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Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:42 pm

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

Viel Glück zum Geburtstag!

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:56 pm

Happy Birthday to you
May you reach the highest goal, and teach for the benefit of all
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"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: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby cooran » Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:23 pm

Happy Birthday!

May you be happy of heart and mind.

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby Ben » Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:47 pm

Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!
I hope you have a great day!

“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 Acinteyyo!

Postby puthujjana » Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:33 pm

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag! :smile:

"Once you understand anatta, then the burden of life is gone. You’ll be at peace with the world. When we see beyond self, we no longer cling to happiness and we can truly be happy."
- Ajahn Chah

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:50 pm

Happy Birthday Acinteyyo,

Thanks for your input at Dhamma Wheel!


Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

Never again...

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby acinteyyo » Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:11 pm

Vielen Dank!
Thank you guys! :thanks:

Birthday always reminds me that I was born and therefore I have to die.
Birth is suffering, aging is suffering, illness is suffering, death is suffering
and I'm subject to birth, aging, illness and death.
Therefore I have to do my best to do what have to be done, to find the end of suffering.
May you all find
[...] the resolution of all fabrications, the relinquishment of all acquisitions, the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Nibbana."

best wishes, acinteyyo
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Pubbe cāhaṃ bhikkhave, etarahi ca dukkhañceva paññāpemi, dukkhassa ca nirodhaṃ. (M 22)

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby Annapurna » Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:14 pm

Happy birthday :smile:

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby Tex » Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:34 pm

Happy birthday ! ! !

"The serene and peaceful mind is the true epitome of human achievement."-- Ajahn Chah, Living Dhamma

"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby zavk » Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:45 am

Have a good one! :clap:
With metta,

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