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Postby Ben » Thu Aug 06, 2009 5:47 am

Ben says: Blah blah blah!
"One cannot step twice into the same river, nor can one grasp any mortal substance in a stable condition, but it scatters and again gathers; it forms and dissolves, and approaches and departs."

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Re: test thread

Postby Jechbi » Thu Aug 06, 2009 5:52 am

citation please
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.
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Re: test thread

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:11 am

It is from the Warm Fuzzy Fluffy Bunny It is all the Same Discourse chapter 789 section 998.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

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Re: test thread

Postby Ben » Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:23 am

You boys are so funny!

O'Loughlin, B. (2009), Test thread, Dhamma Wheel: A Buddhist discussion forum on the Dhamma of the Theravada, viewtopic.php?f=16&t=2010

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Re: test thread

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:25 am

Ben wrote:You boys are so funny!

O'Loughlin, B. (2009), Test thread, Dhamma Wheel: A Buddhist discussion forum on the Dhamma of the Theravada, viewtopic.php?f=16&t=2010

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Ah ha. Caught you at a circular argument. Faux pax on you.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

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Re: test thread

Postby Ben » Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:09 am

Tiltbillings
I fart in your general direction!



Now go away or I'll taunt you a second time!
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Re: test thread

Postby tiltbillings » Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:37 am

The beats waving your naughty bits at my auntie, and it is why I'll always stand up wind from you.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: test thread

Postby Ben » Thu Aug 06, 2009 9:35 am

Thank you Tilt,

I was just trying to reduce the typical 'free-for-all' argument down to its pure form unadulterated by social nicety and Buddhistic content..

By the way, I reserve the right to use the above video for use as refutation or moderator admonishment!

I think I'll get me one of these: http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/stor ... 16,00.html
for a pet!
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Re: test thread

Postby Rui Sousa » Thu Aug 06, 2009 11:11 am

I think you all misunderstood the OP, specially Ben.
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Re: test thread

Postby Fede » Thu Aug 06, 2009 2:45 pm

Where's my tea....??!
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

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Re: test thread

Postby David N. Snyder » Thu Aug 06, 2009 6:21 pm

:jumping:
:rofl:
:rofl:

You guys are having way too much fun!!!

This has got to be the funniest thread ever, so far! :clap:
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Re: test thread

Postby Tex » Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:46 pm

You can't expect to wield supreme executive power just 'cause some watery tart threw a sword at you.

:sage:
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"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi
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Re: test thread

Postby Individual » Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:03 pm

Ben wrote:Ben says: Blah blah blah!

This forum is for Theravada Buddhism. This thread is not about Theravada Buddhism.
The best things in life aren't things.

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Re: test thread

Postby tiltbillings » Fri Aug 07, 2009 4:17 pm

Individual wrote:
Ben wrote:Ben says: Blah blah blah!

This forum is for Theravada Buddhism. This thread is not about Theravada Buddhism.


Are you so sure about that?
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

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Re: test thread

Postby genkaku » Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:02 pm

Individual wrote:
Ben wrote:Ben says: Blah blah blah!

This forum is for Theravada Buddhism. This thread is not about Theravada Buddhism.


I agree. This thread is about all of Buddhism and it is built specifically for Buddhists.

And that's all the blah I've got to blah.
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Re: test thread

Postby imagemarie » Sat Aug 08, 2009 5:06 pm

Smells like team spirit (eau de zen).. :tongue:
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Re: test thread

Postby acinteyyo » Sat Aug 08, 2009 6:48 pm

Ajahn Blah wrote:Don't think about blah! When you don't see blah, how could you even think about it?
Pubbe cāhaṃ bhikkhave, etarahi ca dukkhañceva paññāpemi, dukkhassa ca nirodhaṃ. (M.22)
Both formerly, monks, and now, it is just suffering that I make known and the ending of suffering.
Pathabyā ekarajjena, saggassa gamanena vā sabbalokādhipaccena, sotāpattiphalaṃ varaṃ. (Dhp 178)
Sole dominion over the earth, going to heaven or lordship over all worlds: the fruit of stream-entry excels them.

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Re: test thread

Postby Ben » Sat Aug 08, 2009 9:18 pm

Thanks, that was just brilliant!
"One cannot step twice into the same river, nor can one grasp any mortal substance in a stable condition, but it scatters and again gathers; it forms and dissolves, and approaches and departs."

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Re: test thread

Postby Fede » Sat Aug 08, 2009 9:31 pm

I think...........

:meditate:

Just chillin'....

it's called being 'Blah-zeh'......
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

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Re: test thread

Postby Ben » Sat Aug 08, 2009 9:48 pm

It sounds like you've crossed the waters and have kissed the Blah-ney stone, dear Federica!
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