In memorium...Individual...

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In memorium...Individual...

Postby appicchato » Sat Aug 17, 2013 11:35 pm

Today's his birthday... :candle:

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Re: In memorium...Individual...

Postby clw_uk » Sat Aug 17, 2013 11:48 pm

What happened to him?
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Postby retrofuturist » Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:26 am

:candle: :candle: :candle:
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)


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One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7


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Postby Modus.Ponens » Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:26 am

May he be truly happy, wherever he is.
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Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:26 am

:candle: :candle: :candle:
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Re: In memorium...Individual...

Postby plwk » Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:28 am

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Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Re: In memorium...Individual...

Postby plwk » Sun Aug 18, 2013 1:30 am

What happened to him?
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Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Re: In memorium...Individual...

Postby Ben » Sun Aug 18, 2013 2:33 am

Where ever realm you may be
My merits I dedicate to you, Individual
For your benefit and welfare.
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Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

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sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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Re: In memorium...Individual...

Postby appicchato » Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:31 am



Re-reading the above I seemed to have jumped the gun a week...although still an 'individual' worth remembering...

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Re: In memorium...Individual...

Postby Crazy cloud » Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:25 am

Sat here reading some poems, and between two, I saw this tread, and felt for sharing these words

Rain, hail, snow and ice:
All are different,
But when they fall
They become the same water
As the valley stream.

The ways of proclaiming
The Mind vary,
But the same heavenly truth
Can be seen
In each and every one.

Cover your path
With the fallen pine needles
So no one will be able
To locate your
True dwelling place.

(Ikkyu)

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your name Mori means forest like the infinite fresh green distances of your blindness

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Re: In memorium...Individual...

Postby PeterB » Sun Aug 18, 2013 11:12 am

He is in my thoughts and prayers. He often is.

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