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Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby PimonratC » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:35 am

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Spend whole life searching for leaves that're not in hand. ??? :sage:






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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:19 am



This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby James the Giant » Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:52 am

Ooh, good answer from Tilt. Very Zen.
Says all that needs to be said. Pithy.
That's almost koan-like in its immediacy, with a visceral impact.
Like being slapped in the face with a shoe, by a zen master.
Unless my browser is malfunctioning, because all I can see now is a clear emptiness and silence.

Best thing I've seen all day. :meditate:
Then,
saturated with joy,
you will put an end to suffering and stress.
SN 9.11
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby TheNoBSBuddhist » Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:57 am

Every blink, is one blink less.

Every breath, is one breath less.

Every day, is one day less.

Every moment is irretrievable.

Think good thoughts, say good words, do good deeds.

Should your last moment fall precipitously upon you, ensure your last thought, your last word, your last deed, are wholesome, generous, loving and altruistic.

:namaste:
:namaste:

You will not be punished FOR your 'emotions'; you will be punished BY your 'emotions'.



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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby tiltbillings » Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:38 pm

James the Giant wrote:Ooh, good answer from Tilt. Very Zen.
Says all that needs to be said. Pithy.
That's almost koan-like in its immediacy, with a visceral impact.
Like being slapped in the face with a shoe, by a zen master.
Unless my browser is malfunctioning, because all I can see now is a clear emptiness and silence.

Best thing I've seen all day. :meditate:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2bo_u_YmW8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP-BLrEsz6I
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby James the Giant » Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:45 pm

Oh! The empty reply was so perfect, ah well, nevermind.
Then,
saturated with joy,
you will put an end to suffering and stress.
SN 9.11
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby waterchan » Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:29 am

Good lord, you people are weird...

Uh, I mean... hi.
quidquid Latine dictum sit altum videtur
(Anything in Latin sounds profound.)
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:28 am

James the Giant wrote:Oh! The empty reply was so perfect, ah well, nevermind.
It was never empty.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby daverupa » Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:33 am

With noscript and other such programs, often video posts can appear utterly blank - only certain sorts seem to appear through certain filters.
    "And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting oneself one protects others? By the pursuit, development, and cultivation of the four establishments of mindfulness. It is in such a way that by protecting oneself one protects others.

    "And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting others one protects oneself? By patience, harmlessness, goodwill, and sympathy. It is in such a way that by protecting others one protects oneself.
- Sedaka Sutta [SN 47.19]
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby TheNoBSBuddhist » Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:47 am

tiltbillings wrote:It was never empty.


Emptiness never is.

:namaste:
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You will not be punished FOR your 'emotions'; you will be punished BY your 'emotions'.



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‘Absit invidia verbo’ - may ill-will be absent from the word. And mindful of that, if I don't respond, this may be why....
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:45 am

TheNoBSBuddhist wrote:
tiltbillings wrote:It was never empty.


Emptiness never is.

:namaste:
That is the way I like my emptiness, chock full.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby Aloka » Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:03 am

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Sorry, but as emptiness was mentioned, I couldn't miss the opportunity to quote from Phena Sutta.

Form is like a glob of foam;
feeling, a bubble;
perception, a mirage;
fabrications, a banana tree;
consciousness, a magic trick —
this has been taught
by the Kinsman of the Sun.
However you observe them,
appropriately examine them,
they're empty, void
to whoever sees them
appropriately.

Beginning with the body
as taught by the One
with profound discernment:
when abandoned by three things
-life, warmth, & consciousness —
form is rejected, cast aside.
When bereft of these
it lies thrown away,
senseless,
a meal for others.
That's the way it goes:
it's a magic trick,
an idiot's babbling.
It's said to be
a murderer.
No substance here
is found.

Thus a monk, persistence aroused,
should view the aggregates
by day & by night,
mindful,
alert;
should discard all fetters;
should make himself
his own refuge;
should live as if
his head were on fire —
in hopes of the state
with no falling away.

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn22/sn22.095.than.html


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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby TheNoBSBuddhist » Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:45 pm

PimonratC wrote:http://atenlightenment.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/another-day/

Another day has gone.

Another life will have passed.
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The other page is in French and reads:

"While your eyes speak to me, it's my heart that responds."

:namaste:
:namaste:

You will not be punished FOR your 'emotions'; you will be punished BY your 'emotions'.



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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby PimonratC » Thu Apr 24, 2014 1:19 pm

TheNoBSBuddhist wrote:
PimonratC wrote:http://atenlightenment.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/another-day/

Another day has gone.

Another life will have passed.
.


The other page is in French and reads:

"While your eyes speak to me, it's my heart that responds."

:namaste:



:o :o :o really !?!



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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby daverupa » Thu Apr 24, 2014 1:26 pm

The phrase 'my heart' even has some interesting calligraphy around it; looks like parenthesis, but perhaps this evokes some other connotations. Interesting artistic choice.

(sacitta) --> encapsulate one's own mind?

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html

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    "And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting oneself one protects others? By the pursuit, development, and cultivation of the four establishments of mindfulness. It is in such a way that by protecting oneself one protects others.

    "And how is it, bhikkhus, that by protecting others one protects oneself? By patience, harmlessness, goodwill, and sympathy. It is in such a way that by protecting others one protects oneself.
- Sedaka Sutta [SN 47.19]
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Re: Another day as a human life has gone.

Postby TheNoBSBuddhist » Thu Apr 24, 2014 3:51 pm

TheNoBSBuddhist wrote:
PimonratC wrote:http://atenlightenment.wordpress.com/2014/02/05/another-day/

Another day has gone.

Another life will have passed.
.


The other page is in French and reads:

"While your eyes speak to me, it's my heart that responds."


EDIT: No - apologies, not 'responds' - LISTENS

:namaste:
:namaste:

You will not be punished FOR your 'emotions'; you will be punished BY your 'emotions'.



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