Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!

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Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!

Postby cooran » Sat May 25, 2013 6:08 am

Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!!! :group:

Hope you have a wonderful day and a productive year to come! :toast:

with metta
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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Re: Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!

Postby Ben » Sat May 25, 2013 7:54 am

Happy birthday, Mettafuture!
“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: Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat May 25, 2013 9:00 am

Happy Birthday! :smile:
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat May 25, 2013 11:42 am

Happy birthday!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!

Postby badscooter » Sat May 25, 2013 12:19 pm

happy birthday
"whatever one frequently thinks and ponders upon will be the inclination of one's mind"

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Re: Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat May 25, 2013 3:24 pm

Happy Birthday ! !

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Re: Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!

Postby befriend » Sun May 26, 2013 8:48 pm

Happy Birthday Mettafuture!!!
when walking say to yourself "i am walking" when riding in a car say to yourself "i am sitting in a seat riding in a car" make sure to be concious of the statement, use your intelligence to simply comprehend it and in my experience this is the best way to be mindful in daily life.

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