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Super Bowl today!!!

Post by bodom » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:29 pm

Anyone in the states watching? Go Saints!!!
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
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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: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by retrofuturist » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:33 pm

Greetings,
bodom wrote:Go Saints!!!
I've said this may times before, but in a different footballing context...

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St. Kilda Football Club (Australian Football League): http://www.saints.com.au/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I guess that means by default that I'm hoping the Saints win too.

Metta,
Retro. :)
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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by Annapurna » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:35 pm

What did the Buddha say

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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by bodom » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:41 pm

retrofuturist wrote:I guess that means by default that I'm hoping the Saints win too.

Metta,
Retro. :)
Good to have you aboard. :toast:

: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: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by bodom » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:52 pm

Annabel wrote:What did the Buddha say
I dont know what did he say?

: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: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by retrofuturist » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:26 pm

Greetings Annabel,
Annabel wrote:What did the Buddha say
Strive hard and attain sainthood?

Metta,
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)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by kayy » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:30 pm

Annabel wrote:What did the Buddha say

Is that the start of a joke?

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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by Monkey Mind » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:39 pm

I watch the "Puppy Bowl" on Animal Planet.
"As I am, so are others;
as others are, so am I."
Having thus identified self and others,
harm no one nor have them harmed.

Sutta Nipāta 3.710

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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by bodom » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:43 pm

kayy wrote:
Annabel wrote:What did the Buddha say

Is that the start of a joke?
Haha thats what I was thinking.

: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: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by bodom » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:45 pm

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings Annabel,
Annabel wrote:What did the Buddha say
Strive hard and attain sainthood?

Metta,
Retro. :)
I like it. :toast:
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: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by zavk » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:48 pm

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings,
bodom wrote:Go Saints!!!
I've said this may times before, but in a different footballing context...

Image
St. Kilda Football Club (Australian Football League): http://www.saints.com.au/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I guess that means by default that I'm hoping the Saints win too.

Metta,
Retro. :)
Yeah it was like a moment of deja vu when bodom said, 'Go Saints!'
With metta,
zavk

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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by Ben » Mon Feb 08, 2010 1:09 am

retrofuturist wrote:Greetings Annabel,
Annabel wrote:What did the Buddha say
Strive hard and attain sainthood?

Metta,
Retro. :)
Go Saints!
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Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by bodom » Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:48 am

Saints are Super Bowl champs!!!
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: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by retrofuturist » Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:55 am

:toast:
"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)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by jcsuperstar » Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:25 am

i hung out with my mom and wife, also one of my brothers for a bit too.. not a fan of sports
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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by Annapurna » Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:03 am

bodom wrote:
kayy wrote:
Annabel wrote:What did the Buddha say

Is that the start of a joke?
Haha thats what I was thinking.

:anjali:
"Whereas some priests and contemplatives, living off food given in faith, are addicted to heedless and idle games such as these — eight-row chess, ten-row chess, chess in the air, hopscotch, spillikins, dice, stick games, hand-pictures, ball-games, blowing through toy pipes, playing with toy plows, turning somersaults, playing with toy windmills, toy measures, toy chariots, toy bows, guessing letters drawn in the air, guessing thoughts, mimicking deformities — he abstains from heedless and idle games such as these. This, too, is part of his virtue.
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Not for laypeople, I guess.

So, happy indulging. ;)

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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by Kare » Mon Feb 08, 2010 1:09 pm

It was shown on TV here in Norway. I watched it for a while - an excellent meditation on total and complete boredom. Then I found something else to do ...
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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by bodom » Mon Feb 08, 2010 3:30 pm

Kare wrote:It was shown on TV here in Norway. I watched it for a while - an excellent meditation on total and complete boredom. Then I found something else to do ...
Now thats a spoil sport!!!
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: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by MJH » Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:52 pm

I watched here in Norway too! Lot's of fun.... in fact, I took today off from work! I do it every year! :woohoo:

Does it count that I'm an American expat? :smile:

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Re: Super Bowl today!!!

Post by bodom » Mon Feb 08, 2010 8:31 pm

MJH wrote:I watched here in Norway too! Lot's of fun.... in fact, I took today off from work! I do it every year! :woohoo:

Does it count that I'm an American expat? :smile:
The Super Bowl really should be a national holiday here in the states.

: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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