Happy Birthday Cooran!

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Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by Ben » Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:48 pm

Please join me in congratulating Chris on her special day, today!

Happy Birthday Chris, and many happy returns to you!

Thank you for all your contributions here on Dhamma Wheel as member and moderator.
with metta,

Ben
“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.
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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by DNS » Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:49 pm

Happy Birthday ! ! !

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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by bodom » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:01 pm

Happy Birthday Cris!

: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 no struggling, no thinking,
the mind, still,
will see cause and effect
vanishing in the Void.
Attached to nothing, letting go:
Know that this is the way
to allay all stress.

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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by Cittasanto » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:09 pm

Happy Birthday Chris!
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by tiltbillings » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:11 pm

Happy natal anniversary to you.

And now for the Buddhist Birthday Song:


>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by Modus.Ponens » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:25 pm

Happy Birthday! :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

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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by Skeptic » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:29 pm

Happy Birthday

:anjali:

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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by Nyana » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:42 pm

Happy birthday!!!

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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by Khalil Bodhi » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:57 pm

Happy birthday Chris!
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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by Sylvester » Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:39 am

Many happy returns!

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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by Reductor » Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:22 am

Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday! Happy Birthday!

Be well. :clap:

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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by cooran » Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:22 am

Hello all,

Thank you so much for your good wishes and funny songs! It made my day (a rainy cold day in Brisvegas). :group:

with mahametta
Chris
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by Ben » Tue Jun 26, 2012 7:56 am

cooran wrote:a rainy cold day in Brisvegas
That's hilarious, Chris!!
with metta,

Ben
“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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Re: Happy Birthday Cooran!

Post by cooran » Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:54 am

Ben wrote:
cooran wrote:a rainy cold day in Brisvegas
That's hilarious, Chris!!
with metta,

Ben
Hey!! It was rainy and a max of 12C here today. Everyone was shivering and putting heaters on. We're not tough Taswegians you know. :tongue:
---The trouble is that you think you have time---
---Worry is the Interest, paid in advance, on a debt you may never owe---
---It's not what happens to you in life that is important ~ it's what you do with it ---

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