HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rui Sousa!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rui Sousa!

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:10 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! ! !
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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rui Sousa!

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:34 am

Greetings Rui Sousa,

Happy birthday - I hope you are well.

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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rui Sousa!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:38 am

Happy b day!

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah
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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rui Sousa!

Postby cooran » Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:24 am

Have a wonderful day - and a productive and happy year to come!

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Postby Sanghamitta » Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:22 am

Happy birthday.
I value your thoughtful input.
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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rui Sousa!

Postby Ben » Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:17 pm

Happy Birthday Carlos!
I hope you're having a great day.
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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rui Sousa!

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:56 pm

Happy Birthday
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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Rui Sousa!

Postby Tex » Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:11 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! ! !

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