Prayers for SATTVA

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Modus.Ponens » Tue May 08, 2012 10:42 pm

:woohoo:
"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

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Reductor » Tue May 08, 2012 10:47 pm

:goodpost:
Modus.Ponens wrote::woohoo:

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by bodom » Tue May 08, 2012 11:53 pm

May Louise be Happy, peaceful and free of suffering.

:heart:

:anjali:
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To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

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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.

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by cooran » Wed May 09, 2012 8:36 am

bodom wrote:May Louise be Happy, peaceful and free of suffering.

:heart:

:anjali:
Seconded! :group:
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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Kim OHara » Wed May 09, 2012 10:02 am

Thirded ... if that's allowed.

:namaste:
Kim

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Ben » Fri May 11, 2012 11:31 am

Another, very pleasing, update....
Hello again,

I'm happy to say that Louise has phoned me a few times just recently. She wanted me to say hello to you and pass on the latest news. Her kidney function, while still not where it should be, is stable: so, no dialysis! Tomorrow she's moving to the sixth floor Physical Therapy, and she'll probably stay there for about two weeks, I think. She sounds MUCH more vibrant and happy!

Smiling!
C
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- 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: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Cittasanto » Fri May 11, 2012 7:13 pm

Good News!

Hope she has a speedy recovery and comes back on soon :hug:
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He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Modus.Ponens » Sat May 12, 2012 12:21 am

I'll repeat: have a steady and fast recovery Louise! :group:
"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

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by jonno » Tue May 15, 2012 8:54 pm

HI my beloved LB. hang on in there blessed one. My thoughts and prayers are with you. LOVE LOVE LOVE John

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by sattva » Thu May 31, 2012 4:23 am

Thank you everyone for your prayers, chants, and the sending of good thoughts to me. I won't reply in depth right now. Forgive me. I still don't feel up to a lengthy reply. After getting out of the hospital, I went to a nursing rehab facility where i ended up getting an infection on the surface of my skin. The heart surgeon put me back in the hospital for a week. I just got out yesterday and will be receiving IV antibiotics for awhile longer here at home. I am using oxygen now too. Hope that changes. I am tired, but glad to be home.

Love and hugs to you all :heart: :group:

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by retrofuturist » Thu May 31, 2012 4:25 am

Greetings Louise,

Take care.

Metta,
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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Ben » Thu May 31, 2012 8:59 am

:heart:
:anjali:
“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: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Khalil Bodhi » Thu May 31, 2012 10:48 am

Take care of yourself and rest well Louise. Sukhi hotu! :anjali: :heart:
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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Modus.Ponens » Thu May 31, 2012 12:59 pm

Love and hugs to you too. :group:
"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

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Post by Cittasanto » Thu May 31, 2012 2:43 pm

Good to know you are back at home :) and recuperating in a familiar environment!

Be Well My Friend :)
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He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
John Stuart Mill

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