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Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:50 pm

So i just found out that i am having a baby girl! Her name is Maya and i cant wait to meet her.

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If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby clw_uk » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:52 pm

congratulations :clap: :clap: :clap: Maya, thats a beautiful name :thumbsup:
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:54 pm

clw_uk wrote:congratulations :clap: :clap: :clap: Maya, thats a beautiful name :thumbsup:


Thank you! It was the Buddha's mother's name. Queen Maya.

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It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby zamis » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:18 pm

:clap: congratulations pop!
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Element » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:20 pm

Cool. Congratulations. You have just taken birth as a Bodhisatva. :smile:

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby genkaku » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:54 pm

CONGRATULATIONS!

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Tex » Fri Jan 23, 2009 3:55 pm

Big congrats!!!
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Dhammanando » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:19 pm

    :buddha1:

    sā atthaladdhā sukhitā, viruḷhā buddhasāsane
    arogā sukhitā hohi, saha sabbehi ñātibhi!

    May she obtain welfare and happiness and grow in Buddha's dispensation,
    Without disease and happy may she be, together with all her relatives.

    Best wishes,
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:21 pm

Thank you all very much! Thank you Bhante thank you for your blessings. That means so much to me and my wife thank you.

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It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby BubbaBuddhist » Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:48 pm

How wonderful!

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby piper » Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:54 pm

Congratulations! :hello:

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Placid-pool » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:36 pm

Oh very well done - when do I start knitting?

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:38 pm

Placid-pool wrote:Oh very well done - when do I start knitting?


lol she is due june 12th.

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It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Placid-pool » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:42 pm

Better get going - I'm already on the needles for a friend's wife!

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:43 pm

Placid-pool wrote:Better get going - I'm already on the needles for a friend's wife!


Were keepin ya busy! lol

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It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Fede » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:26 pm

What good fortune for the little girl!

I wish I could tell her what a wonderful family awaits her!

:clap: :clap: :clap:

:hug:

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Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:30 pm

Thank you! Thank you fede so much. Thats really sweet of you.

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It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:37 pm

Excellent! Sadhu!

Congratulations!

What a great name! The best part about that name is that it is Buddhist (Maha-Maya-devi, Buddha's mother) and still very Western and modern.

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:45 pm

TheDhamma wrote:Excellent! Sadhu!

Congratulations!

What a great name! The best part about that name is that it is Buddhist (Maha-Maya-devi, Buddha's mother) and still very Western and modern.

:clap:


Agreed! I cant wait till people ask me where i got it. Thank you for your blessings.

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It’s only meditation when there are two minds:
Knowing-noting mind and observing mind.
If there is only one mind, ‘I’ is always there.
The object is not the dhamma,
The dhamma is the mind
That is being aware.

- Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Ben » Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:03 pm

Congratulations BBB!
May you all be well and happy!
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