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notself
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Hello old friends.

Postby notself » Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:25 pm

I am so excited to be here. Thank you to Basil Brush for giving me a link to this site. :clap:
Though one may conquer a thousand times a thousand men in battle, yet he is indeed the noblest victor who conquers himself. ---Dhp 103

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Re: Hello old friends.

Postby bodom » Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:28 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: Hello old friends.

Postby Fede » Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:39 pm

Hello notself, and welcome to the gang!! Nice to see you.

We're getting to be quite a big gang.... :thumbsup:
"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. ;)

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


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Re: Hello old friends.

Postby genkaku » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:07 pm

Welcome notself.

Same as anywhere ... hope you find something useful here. :)

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Re: Hello old friends.

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:19 pm

: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: Hello old friends.

Postby Tex » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:53 pm

:toast:
"The serene and peaceful mind is the true epitome of human achievement."-- Ajahn Chah, Living Dhamma

"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: Hello old friends.

Postby clw_uk » Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:55 pm

Welcom Not-self

:hello: :twothumbsup:

:namaste:
“The Great Way is not difficult for those who have no preferences. When love and hate are both absent, everything becomes clear and undisguised." Verses on the Faith Mind, Sengcan

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Re: Hello old friends.

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:18 pm

Greetings notself!

I was wondering when you were going to show up!

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Metta,
Retro. :)
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Re: Hello old friends.

Postby jcsuperstar » Fri Feb 06, 2009 10:33 pm

:hello:
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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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