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Christmas greetings

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Kim OHara
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Re: Christmas greetings

Postby Kim OHara » Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:18 am

And a happy Christmas from the other climatic extreme. :hello:
I'm just back from a long Christmas lunch on the back deck of my sister-in-law's place, under the mango tree. Everyone in shorts and short sleeves and bare feet or sandals ... very comfortable at 28C.

:toast:
Kim

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Ben
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Re: Christmas greetings

Postby Ben » Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:26 am

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Dhammanando
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Re: Christmas greetings

Postby Dhammanando » Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:29 am

Christmas Greetings everyone.




I thought some of you might appreciate this little-known piece of footage. It's the Apostle Matthew, working as a reporter for the Bethlehem Star, interviewing one of the shepherds to whom the angel of the Lord appeared on the night of Jesus's birth.

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Mkoll
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Re: Christmas greetings

Postby Mkoll » Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:27 pm

Merry Christmas!

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Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa

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Re: Christmas greetings

Postby sattva » Thu Dec 26, 2013 4:19 am

Merry Christmas (45 minutes left of the day here) and Happy New Year!
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Re: Christmas greetings

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Thitadhammo
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Re: Christmas greetings

Postby Thitadhammo » Fri Dec 27, 2013 4:32 pm

Buddhist Season’s Greetings from Freising in Germany

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Re: Christmas greetings

Postby bodom » Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:26 pm

Im a little late but Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone here!!!

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


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Mkoll
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Re: Christmas greetings

Postby Mkoll » Fri Dec 27, 2013 5:45 pm

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year & Happy Holidays!

:anjali:
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa


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