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termite
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Hi!

Postby termite » Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:44 am

Good looking forum. Glad to see it.

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Re: Hi!

Postby retrofuturist » Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:46 am

Greetings and welcome termite.

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
“Delighting in existence O monks, are gods and men; they are attached to existence. they revel in existence. When the Dhamma for the cessation of existence is being preached to them, their minds do not leap towards it, do not get pleased with it, do not get settled in it, do not find confidence in it. That is how, monks, some lag behind … (It. p 43)”

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Dhammanando
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Re: Hi!

Postby Dhammanando » Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:15 am

Hello Termite,

Good to see you around. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
    ...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: Hi!

Postby genkaku » Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:34 am

Hi termite. Long time no see. Good folks here.

termite
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Re: Hi!

Postby termite » Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:33 am

genkaku wrote:Hi termite. Long time no see. Good folks here.


Good folks indeed. I've crossed paths with quite a few on one forum or another. :)

I've been lurking hereabouts for a few days, figured I should sign up. I promise to be good. ;)

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Re: Hi!

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:56 am

Hi termite! :hello:

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Re: Hi!

Postby jcsuperstar » Thu Feb 05, 2009 5:31 am

:hello:
สัพเพ สัตตา สุขีตา โหนตุ

the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: Hi!

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:31 am

:hello:
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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Re: Hi!

Postby bodom » Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:29 pm

Welcome!

:namaste:
The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah

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Re: Hi!

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Feb 07, 2009 10:56 pm

Hi termite :smile:

welcome
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: Hi!

Postby Element » Sat Feb 07, 2009 11:19 pm

termite wrote:Good looking forum. Glad to see it.

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Good to see you also Termite. :smile:


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