For my friend Paul (Coops)

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For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by Ben » Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:49 am

I learned last night that my friend's adult daughter died from a drug overdose. She left behind two children.
The last time I had spoken to Coops he expressed his concern for his daughter who was married to an abusive partner who was also a drug addict.
If you are in the habit of sharing your merits, please remember my friend Paul and his daughter, Sarah.
with metta,

“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: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by DNS » Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:53 am

:candle: :candle: :candle:

Anicca vata sankhara
Uppada vaya dhammino
Uuppajjitva nirujjhanti
Tesam vupasamo sukho

yantam santam padam abhisamecca;
Sakko uju ca suhuju ca,
suvaco cassa mudu anatimani.

Santussako ca subharo ca,
appakicco ca sallahukavutti;
Santindriyo ca nipako ca,
appagabbho kulesvananugiddho.

Metta to her and her children and family.

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Re: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by SarathW » Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:56 am

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Re: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by bodom » Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:06 am


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.

- Upasika Kee Nanayan

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Re: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by dagon » Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:13 am

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Re: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by Wri » Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:18 am

May they all be free from suffering.

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Keep your mind steady and rest within the winds of experience.
May I show unconditional love to all beings.

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Re: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by cooran » Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:42 am

:candle: :candle: :candle:
May she have a favourable rebirth and have access to the Dhamma.
---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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Re: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by Khalil Bodhi » Fri Apr 15, 2016 9:17 am

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.........:candle: :candle: :candle:.........
........... :anjali:...........
May she have a favorable rebirth and make contact with the Dhamma!
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: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by Aloka » Fri Apr 15, 2016 10:05 am

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Re: For my friend Paul (Coops)

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Re: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by sattva » Tue Apr 19, 2016 3:21 pm

may suffering end
may peace prevail

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Re: For my friend Paul (Coops)

Post by jagodage » Sat Dec 31, 2016 5:54 am

Dear Paul and Sarah

May you be born in a good family !
May no mind for any more drugs
Have a mind bent toward realese
Wish them release soon from everlast journy

I will share merit after meditation session.


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