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Re: Joke!!!

Post by robertk » Sun Dec 11, 2016 8:19 am

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by Kare » Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:25 pm

Heard at the airport: Travellers to Nirvana please go to Gate, gate, paragate, parasamgate, bodhi, svaha.
Mettāya,
Kåre

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by SarathW » Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:06 pm

Sorry Kare.
This joke need some clarification.
:mrgreen:
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by DNS » Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:14 am

SarathW wrote:Sorry Kare.
This joke need some clarification.
:mrgreen:
It is the final verse of the Heart Sutra (Mahayana) and means:
“Gone, gone, gone beyond, gone utterly beyond, Enlightenment hail!”

(Sanskrit)

Transliterated in English it looks like 'gate' (like an airport gate) but is actually pronounced gah-tay.

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by SarathW » Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:18 am

Ok that's funny.
By the a comma seems to be missing.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: Joke!!!

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by Mkoll » Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:45 am

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Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by cjmacie » Sun Dec 18, 2016 5:01 am

Kim OHara wrote:
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The German for what Santa says there ("Immer dies Buddhisten"), reads, literally as:

"[It's] always these Buddhists!"

or perhaps better
"[It's] always those Buddhists!",
as English and German use the words "this/that", "these/those" slightly differently.

(I can't see how they get "Of all those Buddhists"?)

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Re: Joke!!!

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by cooran » Sat Dec 24, 2016 6:09 am

---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: Joke!!!

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Re: Joke!!!

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by Mkoll » Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:41 am

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by Kim OHara » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:18 am

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(This is actually a FB advertisement for a real shirt ... not that I would buy one myself, of course.)

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Re: Joke!!!

Post by DNS » Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:23 am

Kim OHara wrote:
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(This is actually a FB advertisement for a real shirt ... not that I would buy one myself, of course.)
That's pretty cool. Check out this image someone on Dharma Paths made with photoshop:

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http://dharmapaths.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=568

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