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Blessed Birthday to Cooran

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Re: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by DNS » Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:44 pm

Happy Birthday ! ! !

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Post by Modus.Ponens » Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:48 pm

Happy Birthday, Cooran! :smile:
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.'
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Post by Khalil Bodhi » Tue Jun 25, 2013 6:50 pm

Happy birthday cooran. You are an inspiration to my practice and true exemplar!
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Re: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by mikenz66 » Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:01 pm

Have a great one Cooran!

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Re: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by Ben » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:52 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CHRIS!!!
“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.”
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in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by retrofuturist » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:36 pm

Greetings Chris,

Hope you enjoy a lovely birthday.

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Re: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by appicchato » Wed Jun 26, 2013 2:04 am

Chris,

Hope you enjoy a lovely birthday.
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Post by Dmytro » Wed Jun 26, 2013 5:27 am

Best wishes on your Birthday, Chris! :smile:
Thank you very much for your modest and sincere work.

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Re: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by Sylvester » Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:14 am

Many happy returns!

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Re: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by BlackBird » Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:18 am

Happy Birthday Chris!

And many more to come.
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Re: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by Ben » Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:29 am

How about some cake??

Happy birthday...again!
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“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: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by cooran » Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:10 pm

Thank-you everyone for your good wishes! Had a delicious birthday dinner with family - and the football team I follow had a great win! :woohoo:

With metta,
Chris
---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: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by sattva » Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:06 am

Sorry I missed you birthday, Chris; but, I am glad it was a good one! Wishing you many more wonderful birthdays to come!

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Re: Blessed Birthday to Cooran

Post by cooran » Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:26 am

Thank you Sattva! :group:

With metta,
Chris
---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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