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Hellooooo!

Postby piper » Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:03 pm

Hi all,

Nice forum!

A lot of familiar faces, or avatars rather. Some of you might know me from other forums, but I won't reveal my true identity. :spy:

Cheers!

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby thecap » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:14 pm

Welcome piper ('charming' name by the way). Who knows one's true identity anyway? Image

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby genkaku » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:14 pm

As long as you know who you are, I guess that's what really counts. :)

Welcome.

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:50 pm

hi
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
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"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby Ben » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:54 pm

Welcome Piper!
“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: Hellooooo!

Postby Paul Davy » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:44 pm

Greetings & welcome, Piper!

Metta,
Retro. :)
“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

"If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 50 years ago, a liberal 25 years ago and a racist today." (Thomas Sowell)


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