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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.
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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Jun 10, 2011 10:43 pm

:namaste:
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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: Prayers for SATTVA

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

:heart: :group:

:anjali:
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: 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.
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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.


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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,
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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

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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:
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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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To his own ruin the fool gains knowledge, for it cleaves his head and destroys his innate goodness. -- Dhp 72

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

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

Be well. :namaste:

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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.
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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

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: could you pray or chant for me?

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

:group: :heart:

:anjali:
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: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:25 am

:heart:
:anjali:
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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