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Dean
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Dean » Thu May 19, 2011 1:46 am

Hi All,

I am currently busy processing some Buddhism-related images I took during my last trip to Thailand.

My online gallery is available here:

http://www.imagekind.com/GalleryProfile ... 91cdb17572

Take a look if you have time and let me know what you think :)
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby plwk » Thu May 19, 2011 2:02 am

It needs a password Dean...
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: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Dean » Thu May 19, 2011 2:12 am

sorry about that, this link should work...

http://www.imagekind.com/GalleryProfile ... 91cdb17572

And thanks for taking the time to reply too!

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby plwk » Thu May 19, 2011 2:19 am

Creative work u have Dean, especially coming in B&W/Color pairs...keep it up
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.

Anguttara-Nikaya: Ekanipata: Ekadhammapali: Pañhamavagga
VSM VMM WBB TBHT WTBT My Page

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Dean » Thu May 19, 2011 2:23 am

Thanks Plwk :)

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Sokehi » Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:17 pm

Three of the few pictures I made back in 2002 at Wat Pah Nanachat. If one of you know the happy samanera, please send me a pm. We were good friends back then. :smile:
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Benjamin » Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:01 pm

"Don't believe everything you read."
-The Buddha

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby cooran » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:57 am

Thanks Benjamin! This last one brought back a lot of memories.

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Mr Man
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Mr Man » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:22 pm

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The first Siladhara ordination at Chithurst 1983
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Found this picture in an old box of photos. The first four nuns to take the 10 precepts from Ajahn Sumedho.

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Kusala
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Kusala » Fri May 24, 2013 5:58 am

Deeply moved...

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"He, the Blessed One, is indeed the Noble Lord, the Perfectly Enlightened One;
He is impeccable in conduct and understanding, the Serene One, the Knower of the Worlds;
He trains perfectly those who wish to be trained; he is Teacher of gods and men; he is Awake and Holy. "

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"The Dhamma is well-expounded by the Blessed One,
Apparent here and now, timeless, encouraging investigation,
Leading to liberation, to be experienced individually by the wise. "

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Thanavuddho
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Thanavuddho » Mon May 27, 2013 3:33 pm

My new friends, Tan Kong and Tan Den at the ancient stupa near Wat Suan Mokkh.
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Kusala
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Kusala » Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:03 am

Anicca

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"He, the Blessed One, is indeed the Noble Lord, the Perfectly Enlightened One;
He is impeccable in conduct and understanding, the Serene One, the Knower of the Worlds;
He trains perfectly those who wish to be trained; he is Teacher of gods and men; he is Awake and Holy. "

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"The Dhamma is well-expounded by the Blessed One,
Apparent here and now, timeless, encouraging investigation,
Leading to liberation, to be experienced individually by the wise. "

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby jabalí » Sat Apr 11, 2015 2:50 pm

Mahasi Sayadaw

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Vanda » Tue Aug 11, 2015 5:44 am

Dukkha, Anicca, Anatta

http://caodaivn.info/up/images/z971u8lgdy5fkwvtck.jpg

As if he were to see a corpse cast away in a charnel ground... :candle:
“Don’t go by reports, by legends, by traditions, by scripture, by logical conjecture, by inference, by analogies, by agreement through pondering views, by probability, or by the thought, ‘This contemplative is our teacher.’ When you know for yourselves that, ‘These qualities are skillful; these qualities are blameless; these qualities are praised by the wise; these qualities, when adopted and carried out, lead to welfare and to happiness’ — then you should enter and remain in them.”
- Kalama Sutta, Anguttara Nikaya

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Javi » Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:52 am

Some of mine from over the years
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Buddha at the Wat Buddharangsi Miami
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All things decay and disappoint, it is through vigilance that you succeed.
- These were the last words for the Tathāgata.

Non qui parum habet sed qui plus cupit pauper est.
It's not he who has little, but he who craves more, that is poor. - Seneca

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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Javi » Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:55 am

More stuff from the Metropolitan in NY
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Vayadhammā saṅkhārā appamādena sampādethā
All things decay and disappoint, it is through vigilance that you succeed.
- These were the last words for the Tathāgata.

Non qui parum habet sed qui plus cupit pauper est.
It's not he who has little, but he who craves more, that is poor. - Seneca

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cjmacie
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby cjmacie » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:02 am

"Moving picture" OK here?

One I go back to often:

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Mahasi video starts about 1 min into it.

Both DiPa Ma and Mahasi are also shown walking back and forth (as in meditation walk) -- both with the same foot patterns, and at about the same pace.

(20160823 4:07 am PDT minor edits to clarify)

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Upasaka Sumana
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Upasaka Sumana » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:42 pm

This is my phone's wallpaper:

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Rather light a candle than complain about darkness.
~Chinese proverb


The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
~Nelson Mandela


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.

~Dhp. 121-122

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Upasaka Sumana
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Re: Miscellaneous Photos

Postby Upasaka Sumana » Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:58 pm

Female Buddha. Found it in Google images search.

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Metta,
Sumana

Rather light a candle than complain about darkness.
~Chinese proverb


The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
~Nelson Mandela


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.

~Dhp. 121-122


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