Its a girl!!!!

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Its a girl!!!!

Post by bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:50 pm

So i just found out that i am having a baby girl! Her name is Maya and i cant wait to meet her.

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by clw_uk » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:52 pm

congratulations :clap: :clap: :clap: Maya, thats a beautiful name :thumbsup:
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:54 pm

clw_uk wrote:congratulations :clap: :clap: :clap: Maya, thats a beautiful name :thumbsup:
Thank you! It was the Buddha's mother's name. Queen Maya.

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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: Its a girl!!!!

Post by zamis » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:18 pm

:clap: congratulations pop!
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by Element » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:20 pm

Cool. Congratulations. You have just taken birth as a Bodhisatva. :smile:

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by genkaku » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:54 pm

CONGRATULATIONS!

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by Tex » Fri Jan 23, 2009 3:55 pm

Big congrats!!!
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by Dhammanando » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:19 pm

  • :buddha1:

    sā atthaladdhā sukhitā, viruḷhā buddhasāsane
    arogā sukhitā hohi, saha sabbehi ñātibhi!

    May she obtain welfare and happiness and grow in Buddha's dispensation,
    Without disease and happy may she be, together with all her relatives.

    Best wishes,
    Dhammanando Bhikkhu

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:21 pm

Thank you all very much! Thank you Bhante thank you for your blessings. That means so much to me and my wife thank you.

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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: Its a girl!!!!

Post by BubbaBuddhist » Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:48 pm

How wonderful!

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by piper » Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:54 pm

Congratulations! :hello:

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by Placid-pool » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:36 pm

Oh very well done - when do I start knitting?

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:38 pm

Placid-pool wrote:Oh very well done - when do I start knitting?
lol she is due june 12th.

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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: Its a girl!!!!

Post by Placid-pool » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:42 pm

Better get going - I'm already on the needles for a friend's wife!

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:43 pm

Placid-pool wrote:Better get going - I'm already on the needles for a friend's wife!
Were keepin ya busy! lol

:namaste:
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: Its a girl!!!!

Post by Fede » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:26 pm

What good fortune for the little girl!

I wish I could tell her what a wonderful family awaits her!

:clap: :clap: :clap:

:hug:

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Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:30 pm

Thank you! Thank you fede so much. Thats really sweet of you.

:namaste:
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: Its a girl!!!!

Post by DNS » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:37 pm

Excellent! Sadhu!

Congratulations!

What a great name! The best part about that name is that it is Buddhist (Maha-Maya-devi, Buddha's mother) and still very Western and modern.

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Post by bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:45 pm

TheDhamma wrote:Excellent! Sadhu!

Congratulations!

What a great name! The best part about that name is that it is Buddhist (Maha-Maya-devi, Buddha's mother) and still very Western and modern.

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Agreed! I cant wait till people ask me where i got it. Thank you for your blessings.

:namaste:
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: Its a girl!!!!

Post by Ben » Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:03 pm

Congratulations BBB!
May you all be well and happy!
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