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Last Quarter Moon Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon Apr 25, 2011 11:29 pm

Hello Everyone,

Tomorrow is the Last Quarter Moon Uposatha observance. May we all obtain great merit from our practice! :anjali: :heart:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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New Moon Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon May 02, 2011 9:04 am

Sorry for the late notice but today is the New Moon uposatha! :anjali:
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-Dhp. 183

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Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Wed May 25, 2011 10:07 am

Happy uposatha!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Postby Ben » Wed May 25, 2011 10:28 am

Khalil Bodhi wrote:Happy uposatha!

Indeed! Happy Uposotha!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Thu Jun 09, 2011 8:54 am

Happy Uposatha everyone! May it bring great fruit and benefit!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Happy New moon uposatha everyone!

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:09 am

Happy New moon uposatha everyone!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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First Quarter Moon Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:45 am

Happy uposatha everyone! May your practice bring great fruit! Be well and have a nice weekend! :heart:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Asalha Puja

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:32 am

Dhamma Brothers and Sisters,

Happy Asalha Puja Day! Today is traditionally taken to be the date of the Lord Buddha's first discourse. I hope you don't mind me sharing what I find to be the most inspiring rendition thereof here: http://www.pirith.org/download/Dhammachakka.mp3. May we all reap great benefit! Sukhitaa hontu!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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First Quarter Moon - Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun Aug 07, 2011 9:18 am

Happy First Quarter Moon Uposatha everyone! http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=252217011468681
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Postby Ben » Sun Aug 07, 2011 10:28 am

Thanks Mike for your endeavours here.
with Metta

Ben
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

Taṃ nadīhi vijānātha:
sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

Sutta Nipata 3.725


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Full Moon Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun Aug 14, 2011 1:15 pm

Hi Everyone,

Today is the full moon uposatha. http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=199368610127481&notif_t=event_admin Sukhi hotu!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

Uposatha Observance Club:http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=148031379279&v=info
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Full Moon Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Dec 09, 2011 2:31 am

It's been some time since I posted the uposatha day but, if no one minds, I'd like to start again on a regular basis. Saturday will be the New Moon Uposatha.
Here is a link to our FB group http://www.facebook.com/events/158963420870657/ and I also stumbled across a video by Bhante Yuttadhammo here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZO6NbI9 ... detailpage
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:25 am

Happy Full Moon Uposatha! May it bring great fruit and benefit!

A suggested reading from Peter Doobinin, one of my teachers. The reading for December 10 is:
"Admirable Friendship" (Meditations 1)
the reading can be found at: http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/authors/thanissaro/meditations.html#friendship
- Meditations 1: Forty Dhamma Talks
http://www.accesstoinsight.org
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Last Quarter Moon Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:42 am

Everyone,

Today is the Last quarter Moon Uposatha. May we all obtain great fruit and benefit from our practice! Bhavatu sabba mangalam-rakkhantu sabba devata! :anjali:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

Uposatha Observance Club:http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=148031379279&v=info
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New Moon Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:30 pm

Everyone,

The 24th is the last uposatha day of the year. This may be a tough one for those of us in traditional Christian families since it is Christmas' Eve. May we all obtain great fruit and benefit from our practice this uposatha and in 2012! Metta! :heart: :group:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

Uposatha Observance Club:http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=148031379279&v=info
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January 1st - First Quarter Moon Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Dec 31, 2011 4:07 pm

Everyone,

I apologize for the late notice for those whose day has already begun but the 1st is an uposatha. Pretty auspicious I would say! May we all obtain great fruit and benefit from our practice in 2012! Bhavatu sabba mangalam-rakkhantu sabba devata! :heart:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

Uposatha Observance Club:http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=148031379279&v=info
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Full Moon Uposatha

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Jan 07, 2012 3:32 pm

The Full Moon Uposatha is tomorrow! Sukhi hontu!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

Uposatha Observance Club:http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=148031379279&v=info
Kiva-Theravada Buddhists:http://www.kiva.org/team/theravada_buddhists
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Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Postby mikenz66 » Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:32 pm

You mean today (Sunday) for those who live in more advanced time zones... :tongue:

:anjali:
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Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sat Jan 07, 2012 10:40 pm

mikenz66 wrote:You mean today (Sunday) for those who live in more advanced time zones... :tongue:

:anjali:
Mike


Someday I'll get this right... :tongue:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: Uposatha Observance Club

Postby squarepeg » Mon Jan 09, 2012 6:41 am

:thumbsup: woot woot, my 1st one. boy am i hungry :tongue:
"Yadisam vapate bijam tadisam harate phalam" — as we sow, so shall we reap
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