In rememberance of jcsuperstar

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tiltbillings
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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.
    >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
    -- Proverbs 26:12

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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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Mawkish1983
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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.
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: 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.
-Dhp. 183

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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:

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo

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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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Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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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 Paul Davy » Sat Feb 02, 2013 11:14 pm

:candle:
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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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 polarbear101 » 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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