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well wishes

Postby olcharlie » Sat Feb 14, 2009 6:35 pm

Just wanted to keep in touch with some old friends and wish them well with this venture.
Namaste.
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Re: well wishes

Postby Jechbi » Sat Feb 14, 2009 6:55 pm

And perhaps make some new ones. Welcome.

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Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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Re: well wishes

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:30 pm

Greetings and thanks olcharlie,

:hello:

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Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)


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Re: well wishes

Postby BubbaBuddhist » Sat Feb 14, 2009 7:35 pm

Hi Charlie

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Re: well wishes

Postby Ben » Sat Feb 14, 2009 8:14 pm

Hi Olcharlie

Thanks for dropping by. I hope you find the time to hang out here occassionally.
You're more than welcome!
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loud gush the streamlets,
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sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Re: well wishes

Postby genkaku » Sat Feb 14, 2009 10:01 pm

Welcome Charlie. Always good to see old friends.

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Re: well wishes

Postby laura » Mon Feb 16, 2009 1:37 am

Hey Charlie,

I just popped in for much the same reason. There seems to be much positive motion in the online world these days. It's heartening to this old-timer to see it.
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Re: well wishes

Postby jcsuperstar » Mon Feb 16, 2009 3:26 am

: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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Re: well wishes

Postby Modus.Ponens » Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:11 pm

Hi olcharlie. Welcome :smile:
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: well wishes

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:57 am

Hi Charlie,

Welcome. Good to see you around again. :smile:

Best wishes,
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Re: well wishes

Postby Ngawang Drolma. » Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:17 am

Hi olcharlie! :namaste:

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Re: well wishes

Postby Tex » Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:32 am

Nice to see you again!
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Re: well wishes

Postby nathan » Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:57 am

Always a pleasure to hear from you Charlie. May you be well and happy :namaste: .
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Re: well wishes

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:50 pm

:hello:
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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"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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