HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

Postby Modus.Ponens » Fri Feb 26, 2010 3:26 am

Happy birthday!!! :smile: :thumbsup:
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

Postby Paul Davy » Fri Feb 26, 2010 3:36 am

Greetings Bodom,

I hope you've had a rewarding year!

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Feb 26, 2010 3:36 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! ! !

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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

Postby Reductor » Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:09 am

Yes, happy birthday dear Bodom! Live it up, shake it down, hit the town ... and so on :tongue:

Hope your day was A O K.

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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

Postby Ben » Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:36 am

Happy Birthday B3!

Whatever you're doing, I hope its a good one!
metta

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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

Postby zavk » Fri Feb 26, 2010 6:22 am

As Eddie would say in Brutal Legend,' Hey....' \m/
With metta,
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Postby Annapurna » Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:21 am

Hey, dear Bodom, all the best to you from me as well! :namaste:

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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

Postby Upasaka Sumana » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:41 pm

Happy birthday mate!

:smile:
Metta,
Sumana

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Think not lightly of evil, saying, "It will not come to me." Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the fool, gathering it little by little, fills himself with evil.
Think not lightly of good, saying, "It will not come to me." Drop by drop is the water pot filled. Likewise, the wise man, gathering it little by little, fills himself with good.

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Postby Prasadachitta » Fri Feb 26, 2010 2:20 pm

Happy Birthday Bodom

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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

Postby BlackBird » Fri Feb 26, 2010 9:00 pm

Hey mate, happy birthday!

metta
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Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY BODOM

Postby bodom » Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:12 pm

Thank you everyone very much! Much appreciated.

:anjali:
It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw


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