Casual discussion amongst spiritual friends.
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alan...I make that 10... you're outstaying your welcome - !
I think at this point Ven. Ananda is dragging alan away from the presence of the Teacher!
Sīlaṃ balaṃ appaṭimaṃ.
Virtue is a matchless power.
Virtue is the greatest weapon.
Virtue is the best adornment.
Virtue is a wonderful armor.
etaṃ buddhāna sāsanaṃ.
Refraining from all wrong-doing,
Undertaking the good,
Purifying the mind,
This is the teaching of the buddhas.
Dhammapada v. 183/14.5
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Ananda can do his best. I'll take this opportunity when I have it.
Thanks for counting, Fede. I had hoped to get to a dozen within a week.
Ok, then. Luminous Mind. What did you really mean by that? Some of us want to know.
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I think that may be close to it.
But then again, nothing like it......
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment."
Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.
Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!
Quieta movere magna merces videbatur.
(Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself.
I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?!
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