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My GBCF thread

Postby Dan74 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 12:49 am

that's a "Good Bye Cool Forum"!

Anticipating an extended break due to time constraints etc so on an off-chance of anyone wanting to contact, the email is galton.watson at gmail.com

May you all be well (and attain liberation by the next time I log in!)

It's been fun and very instructive!

Deep thanks to all those who keep this place running and who truly contribute.

:namaste:
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Re: My GBCF thread

Postby Ben » Wed Mar 03, 2010 1:03 am

Hi Dan
Have fun while you're away. And I hope you become liberated by the next time you visit!
kind regards

Ben
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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.

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Re: My GBCF thread

Postby Guy » Wed Mar 03, 2010 1:04 am

Take care Dan, thanks for the Dhamma discussions and the chess games. I look forward to seeing you back here.
Four types of letting go:

1) Giving; expecting nothing back in return
2) Throwing things away
3) Contentment; wanting to be here, not wanting to be anywhere else
4) "Teflon Mind"; having a mind which doesn't accumulate things

- Ajahn Brahm

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Re: My GBCF thread

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:12 am

Greetings Dan,

Thanks for your efforts - I hope we might see you back after a sabbatical!

You wouldn't be the first to leave, and then come back, and leave, then come back... :tongue:

Be well.

Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: My GBCF thread

Postby zavk » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:52 am

Be well... (if you are still reading this.)
With metta,
zavk

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Re: My GBCF thread

Postby Modus.Ponens » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:38 am

See you soon Dan.
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: My GBCF thread

Postby Dan74 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:56 am

Thanks, Guys!

(have fun dancing with the wolves! :) )

:namaste:
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