New Books!!!

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appicchato
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Re: New Books!!!

Postby appicchato » Wed Feb 24, 2010 10:25 pm

TY Lee, of 'Just Be Good' fame recently sent me a box of books...twice...neither of them (have yet) made it to my PO Box...and that's from right next door (in Malaysia)...

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Re: New Books!!!

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Feb 24, 2010 10:29 pm

International Dhamma post conspiracy?

:spy:

Metta,
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: New Books!!!

Postby mikenz66 » Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:22 pm

Hi Bodom,
bodom wrote:It is very frustrating. All I can do is sit and wait. This whole situation is driving home the first noble truth very poignantly.

Congratulations on not going postal http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.p ... =go+postal

Metta and Karuna
Mike

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Re: New Books!!!

Postby bodom » Thu Feb 25, 2010 1:55 am

mikenz66 wrote:Hi Bodom,
bodom wrote:It is very frustrating. All I can do is sit and wait. This whole situation is driving home the first noble truth very poignantly.

Congratulations on not going postal http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.p ... =go+postal

Metta and Karuna
Mike


Well not yet anyway.. :guns:

I did receive a phone call an hour ago to let me know there still looking so all hope is not lost :smile:

:anjali:
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: New Books!!!

Postby bodom » Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:50 am

Received this email today:

Nevin, when I went to our local Post Office to ship today's orders, they told me that your first order had been returned.  My Postmaster said that your Post Office returned it too soon - they should have given you 15 days to pick it up. My local Post Office is sending it to you again. 

Hopefully your own Post Office will hold it long enough for you to pick it up this time.

With Metta,-- Pariyatti Retail

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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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