Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

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Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby Ben » Sat Jun 06, 2009 1:40 am

For one of my best friends on the internet
a co-practitioner and fellow-archer

Bubbabuddhist

Happy Birthday mate!

May your arrows always fly straight!]



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Re: Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby zavk » Sat Jun 06, 2009 2:29 am

Yeah, have a good one!
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Re: Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby Dhammanando » Sat Jun 06, 2009 2:49 am

Happy birthday, John!
    ...and this thought arose in the mind of the Blessed One:
    “Who lives without reverence lives miserably.”
    Uruvela Sutta, A.ii.20

    It were endless to dispute upon everything that is disputable.
    — William Penn Some Fruits of Solitude,
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Re: Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby BubbaBuddhist » Sat Jun 06, 2009 3:26 am

Why thanks! I did have a very happy birthday. My son threw me a magnificent party that lasted three days. It's good to have friends. Thanks to you all.

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Re: Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Jun 06, 2009 5:20 am

Happy birthday John!

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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: Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Jun 06, 2009 5:50 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ! ! !

:stirthepot: :juggling: :spy:

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Re: Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby Cittasanto » Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:36 am

happy Birthday
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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Re: Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Sat Jun 06, 2009 4:25 pm

Happy belated birthday, BB!


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Re: Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby pink_trike » Sun Jun 07, 2009 12:35 am

Happy belated Birthday! I hope it finds you "on target". :smile:
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Mind is Empty
Emptiness is Clear Light
Clear Light is Union
Union is Great Bliss

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Re: Happy Birthday Bubbabuddhist!

Postby BubbaBuddhist » Sun Jun 07, 2009 3:11 am

I decided to treat myself to a new aquarium (upgraded my old one) actually treating my aquatic frogs. Made it a Walstad-style organic tank. It turned out nicely. Thanks for the happy wishes!

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