Prayers for SATTVA

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Prayers for SATTVA

Postby jonno » Fri Jun 10, 2011 3:24 pm

Hi All, I just heard that our beloved sister SATTVA or Louise as some of us know her has to have a Quadruple Bypass soon, please join with me in sending her our love and healing thoughts and prayers. She is such a precious little Buddha who has touched us all with her love and compassion...THANKYOU JONNO

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby Modus.Ponens » Fri Jun 10, 2011 3:41 pm

May she totaly recover her health. May she be free from suffering and be happy.
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: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby Paul Davy » Fri Jun 10, 2011 10:43 pm

:namaste:
:heart:
"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

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby bodom » Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:10 pm

:heart: :group:

:anjali:
“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby Ben » Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:12 pm

Wishing you the very best, Louise.
You're never far from my thoughts.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:29 pm

much metta,
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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby Ytrog » Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:48 pm

Wish you well Louise :console:
Suffering is asking from life what it can never give you.


mindfulness, bliss and beyond (page 8) wrote:Do not linger on the past. Do not keep carrying around coffins full of dead moments


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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby BlackBird » Sat Jun 11, 2011 2:16 am

Good luck Sattva!
Wishes are with you and your family. Hope it all goes smoothly.

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could you pray or chant for me?

Postby sattva » Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:58 pm

i am having quaduple bypass surgery, probably sometime this week. I will ask a friend here to post time, date, and length of the sugery. For those who feel so inclined, I would appreciate any prayers or chanting done during the surgery in me behalf. Thank you. I am including a photo (terrrible one lol) of me squinting in the sun. Look so darn rugged in it, but it is current)
Love and good wishes to you all,
sattva louise

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby sattva » Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:14 pm

i can't get the picture to upload. It is too big and i don't know how to change it on my sister's computer. I will see if i can find out from here how to do it.

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:44 pm

Much Metta,

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:13 pm

Sattva,

PM me your full name and I'll include you in my daily practice. May you be free from pain and suffering! May you be well, happy and peaceful! :heart:
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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby Modus.Ponens » Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:22 pm

May your surgery go well. May you be free from suffering. :heart:
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: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby Reductor » Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:21 pm

Hey! Get better!

That is not a request.
:namaste:

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby reflection » Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:53 pm

Be well. :namaste:

With metta,
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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby Ben » Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:58 pm

Consider it done, Sattva!
Wishing you health and long life.
With metta

Ben
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby octathlon » Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:05 pm

I will be happy to. :anjali:
May you be well and free from suffering. :heart:

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby plwk » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:57 am

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby bodom » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:11 am

:group: :heart:

:anjali:
“What should be done for his disciples out of compassion by a teacher who seeks their welfare and has compassion for them, that I have done for you, bhikkhus. There are these roots of trees, these empty huts. Meditate, bhikkhus, do not delay or else you will regret it later. This is our instruction to you.” - MN 19

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby Paul Davy » Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:25 am

:heart:
:anjali:
"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

"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)


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