Happy Birthday mirco and Viscid!!

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Happy Birthday mirco and Viscid!!

Post by cooran » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:08 pm

Happy birthday mirco and Viscid!!

Hope you have a wonderful year to come! :group:

With metta,
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Re: Happy Birthday mirco and Viscid!!

Post by Ben » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:16 pm

Salutations and birthday wishes, Mirco and Viscid!

Now lets eat cake!
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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Happy Birthday mirco and Viscid!!

Post by Khalil Bodhi » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:28 pm

Happy Birthdays!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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Re: Happy Birthday mirco and Viscid!!

Post by DNS » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:38 pm

Happy Birthday ! !

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Re: Happy Birthday mirco and Viscid!!

Post by Modus.Ponens » Sat Sep 28, 2013 9:40 pm

Happy Birthday Viscid! Happy Birthday Mirco! :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 - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: Happy Birthday mirco and Viscid!!

Post by Viscid » Sat Sep 28, 2013 11:38 pm

Oh, thank you, you're too kind.
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Re: Happy Birthday mirco and Viscid!!

Post by bodom » Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:34 am

Happy Birthday guys!

: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


"Dont send the mind outside. Watch the mind right at the mind."

- Ajahn Dune Atulo

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Re: Happy Birthday mirco and Viscid!!

Post by mirco » Sun Sep 29, 2013 4:58 pm

Dear Friends in the Dhamma,

thank you very much!

I had a wonderful day with parents and son. I am very happy that they are doing so well and are healthy.

May every moment of being gifted with this advantageous form of existence be valued highly.
May everyone share the merit of the five silas, a calm and clear mind and a heart full of well-wishing.

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