Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

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Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:42 pm

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

Viel Glück zum Geburtstag!

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:56 pm

Happy Birthday to you
May you reach the highest goal, and teach for the benefit of all
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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby cooran » Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:23 pm

Happy Birthday!

May you be happy of heart and mind.

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby Ben » Mon Nov 23, 2009 7:47 pm

Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!
I hope you have a great day!

“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 Acinteyyo!

Postby puthujjana » Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:33 pm

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag! :smile:

"Once you understand anatta, then the burden of life is gone. You’ll be at peace with the world. When we see beyond self, we no longer cling to happiness and we can truly be happy."
- Ajahn Chah

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:50 pm

Happy Birthday Acinteyyo,

Thanks for your input at Dhamma Wheel!


Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"You've got to focus on what's really worthwhile in life, which means resisting a lot of the currents in our culture" (Thanissaro)

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby acinteyyo » Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:11 pm

Vielen Dank!
Thank you guys! :thanks:

Birthday always reminds me that I was born and therefore I have to die.
Birth is suffering, aging is suffering, illness is suffering, death is suffering
and I'm subject to birth, aging, illness and death.
Therefore I have to do my best to do what have to be done, to find the end of suffering.
May you all find
[...] the resolution of all fabrications, the relinquishment of all acquisitions, the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Nibbana."

best wishes, acinteyyo
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Thag 1.20. Ajita - I do not fear death; nor do I long for life. I’ll lay down this body, aware and mindful.

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby Annapurna » Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:14 pm

Happy birthday :smile:

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby Tex » Mon Nov 23, 2009 11:34 pm

Happy birthday ! ! !

"To reach beyond fear and danger we must sharpen and widen our vision. We have to pierce through the deceptions that lull us into a comfortable complacency, to take a straight look down into the depths of our existence, without turning away uneasily or running after distractions." -- Bhikkhu Bodhi

"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." -- Heraclitus

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Re: Happy Birthday Acinteyyo!

Postby zavk » Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:45 am

Have a good one! :clap:
With metta,

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