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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.

:thumbsup:

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Paul Davy
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Re: Hi!

Postby Paul Davy » Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:46 am

Greetings and welcome termite.

:hello:

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Dhammanando
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Location: Phrao, Chiang Mai

Re: Hi!

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

Hello Termite,

Good to see you around. :smile:

Best wishes,
Dhammanando Bhikkhu
    Yathā bubbuḷakaṃ passe, yathā passe marīcikaṃ,
    Evaṃ lokaṃ avekkhantaṃ, maccurājā na passati.

    One should see it as a bubble;
    One should see it as a mirage.
    Who regards the world thus
    The King of Death sees him not.
    (Dhammapada 170)


    ผู้ที่มองเห็นโลก ว่าไม่จีรังและหาสาระอะไรมิได้
    เช่นเดียวกับคนมองฟองน้ำและพยับแดด
    คนเช่นนี้พญามารย่อมตามหาไม่พบ ฯ
    (ธรรมบท ๑๗๐)

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genkaku
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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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Ngawang Drolma.
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Re: Hi!

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

Hi termite! :hello:

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jcsuperstar
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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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Cittasanto
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Re: Hi!

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

:hello:
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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bodom
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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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Modus.Ponens
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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)

Element

Re: Hi!

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

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

:thumbsup:

Good to see you also Termite. :smile:


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