In rememberance of jcsuperstar

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:01 pm

    You young men and women assembled here
    Do not think that death will saunter to you;
    Death comes like ligthning.
    -- Milarepa

jc was a good guy and is missed.
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.

dheamhan a fhios agam

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby mettafuture » Sat Jun 23, 2012 1:42 am

So sad to hear. :(

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby starter » Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:14 pm

Hello JC,

I just learned the "news". No matter where you are now, I pray that you continue your Dhamma practice as instructed by the Buddha:

"Monks, be islands (lights) unto yourselves,be your own refuge, having no other; let the Dhamma be an island (light) and a refuge to you, having no other." (SN22.43)

"... For those who — now or after I am gone — remain with their self as an island, their self as their refuge, without anything else as a refuge, with the Dhamma as an island, the Dhamma as their refuge, without anything else as a refuge, they will be the highest of the monks who desire training." (SN 47.13)

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby Mawkish1983 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:36 pm

Still remembering. Still as raw now as when we first heard. :candle:

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby appicchato » Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:31 pm

jc was a good guy and is missed.

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Feb 02, 2013 5:30 pm

Today would be his birthday. May you be well and in the company of the dhamma, wherever you are.
And the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhus, saying: "Behold now, bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to vanish. Strive with earnestness!"

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:11 pm

:candle:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby Alobha » Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:44 pm

:candle:

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby Clarence » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:12 pm

:candle:

Hope his family is doing okay.

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby bodom » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:22 pm

:candle:

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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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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby Ben » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:44 pm

tiltbillings wrote:
    You young men and women assembled here
    Do not think that death will saunter to you;
    Death comes like ligthning.
    -- Milarepa

jc was a good guy and is missed.


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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Feb 02, 2013 10:22 pm

:candle:

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:14 pm

:candle:
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)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby plwk » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:51 am

:candle: :candle:
Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby polarbuddha101 » Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:55 am

:candle:
"I don't envision a single thing that, when developed & cultivated, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when developed & cultivated, leads to great benefit."

"I don't envision a single thing that, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about such suffering & stress as the mind. The mind, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about suffering & stress."

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby Anagarika » Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:21 am

:candle:

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Re: In rememberance of jcsuperstar

Postby Refugee » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:44 pm

:candle:
My practice is simply this: Avoid evil, do good, and purify the mind.


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