Happy Birthdays Bodhabil and Orbiting Awareness!

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Happy Birthdays Bodhabil and Orbiting Awareness!

Postby cooran » Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:32 pm

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May you both be well and happy in the coming year and advance in the Dhamma!

with metta
Chris
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Re: Happy Birthdays Bodhabil and Orbiting Awareness!

Postby Ben » Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:35 pm

Happy Birthday Bodhabil and Orbiting Awareness!

I hope your special day is a cracker!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: Happy Birthdays Bodhabil and Orbiting Awareness!

Postby bodom » Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:44 pm

Happy B Day!

: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: Happy Birthdays Bodhabil and Orbiting Awareness!

Postby zavk » Mon Feb 08, 2010 12:36 am

Yes, happy birthday!
With metta,
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