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Postby clw_uk » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:37 pm

Hey all, names craig, been practising theravada buddhist for just over year now, really glad to have found a forum like this already finding it really helpful and informative :reading:

Metta
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Lost to a world in which I crave no part,
I sit alone and listen to my heart,
Pleased with my little corner of the earth,
Glad that I came--not sorry to depart
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Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:55 pm

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Hi, welcome!

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Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:50 pm

Hi Clw
not long replied to one of your posts hope you enjoy it here
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Postby Ben » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:55 pm

Welcome Craig!
“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

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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:44 pm

Greetings & welcome Craig.

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Retro. :)
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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