Asalha Puja 8/7/9...

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Asalha Puja 8/7/9...

Postby appicchato » Wed Jul 08, 2009 3:13 am

This morning in Kanchanaburi, Thailand...a little after midnight GMT 8/7...

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Postby Guy » Wed Jul 08, 2009 3:41 am

Nice pictures Bhante Appicchato, thanks for sharing. :smile:
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1) Giving; expecting nothing back in return
2) Throwing things away
3) Contentment; wanting to be here, not wanting to be anywhere else
4) "Teflon Mind"; having a mind which doesn't accumulate things

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Postby retrofuturist » Wed Jul 08, 2009 4:23 am

Thanks bhante... lovely.

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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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Re: Asalha Puja 8/7/9...

Postby Ben » Wed Jul 08, 2009 7:01 am

Thank you Bhante for sharing those fantastic photos!
Metta

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