Going on retreat

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Going on retreat

Postby Phra Chuntawongso » Wed Dec 01, 2010 4:52 am

Hi just a quick post to say that I am going on retreat for 10 days,starting this afternoon.
I will post some pictures of our new meditation center when I get back.
Keep up the practice.
With metta
And crawling on the planets face,some insects called the human race.
Lost in time
Lost in space
And meaning
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Re: Going on retreat

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Dec 01, 2010 5:31 am

May it go well.
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: Going on retreat

Postby Guy » Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:19 am

I hope you have a good retreat! :)
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: Going on retreat

Postby Sanghamitta » Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:23 pm

:anjali:
The going for refuge is the door of entrance to the teachings of the Buddha.

Bhikku Bodhi.
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