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Exploring Theravāda's connections to other paths - what can we learn from other traditions, religions and philosophies?
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Buddhist haikus hard.
Paṭiccasamuppāda
doesn't have five syl
The thus come thus gone,
who has neither came nor went,
enthroned on men’s breath,

like the still turtle,
withdraws six appendages
and is clothed in light --

illuminating
the unilluminated
with three shining cures.
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paticca sam uppada
uju uposatha
sukha
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Woo! Haiku Kungfu
Style derived from nature
Old man watches stream

Nature Seems to Flow
Far as Observation Goes
Stuff grasped slips away

Time shall surely show
Ownership Illusory
Thus the wise renounce

:anjali:
"I don't envision a single thing that, when developed & cultivated, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when developed & cultivated, leads to great benefit."

"I don't envision a single thing that, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about such suffering & stress as the mind. The mind, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about suffering & stress."
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Faithless cultural
appropriation _is_ the
winter of the heart.
Hic Rhodus, hic salta!
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Black cat, spring raindrops,
Cherry blossoms at her paws:
She was my brother.
Hic Rhodus, hic salta!
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The wise who know all
Sages adhering to naught
Cross over sorrow

—-

Sail away from woe
And Beyond all horizons
To the furthest Shore

—-

Beyond all this here
A mysterious promise
Let us go explore

—-

Day-dreaming buddhist
Imagining Nirvana
Drifts further from it

—-

Bored stuck in this room
The mind races recklessly
Time to meditate


:anjali:
"I don't envision a single thing that, when developed & cultivated, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when developed & cultivated, leads to great benefit."

"I don't envision a single thing that, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about such suffering & stress as the mind. The mind, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about suffering & stress."
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Polar Bear wrote: Beyond all this here
A mysterious promise
Let us go explore
:goodpost:
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looking for you
in unlikely places you raise
your head piercing cloud

copper tones
japanese maple repainted
colorful surprise

silence speaks truth best;
sometimes;
words get in the way

black pines stand tall
feet on earth
reaching for sky
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古い池や
蛙飛び込む
水の音
Translated here as in book:
By the old pond
The sound of frog
Entering the water.
  
The above Japanese haiku by a famous Japanese poet named Munefusa Matsuo (he called himself Basho- which means Banana, a friend gave him a banana tree which he grew in his garden he like the banana tree so much he decided to called himself "Basho".芭蕉
If you have experienced living in countryside in the early quiet morning heard frogs leaping into water making that "prob" sound this poem will bring to life the beauty of its expression.
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When did I become the instigator of this thread? This used to be Capuccino's thread. I didn't start this thread. Even slight transparency would be nice. I know who's fault this is. Carole Retrofuturist Baskin strikes again.
The thus come thus gone,
who has neither came nor went,
enthroned on men’s breath,

like the still turtle,
withdraws six appendages
and is clothed in light --

illuminating
the unilluminated
with three shining cures.
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Coëmgenu wrote: I didn't start this thread. Even slight transparency would be nice. I know who's fault this is.
I had to remove
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