Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

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Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

Post by Lucas Oliveira » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:41 am

Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

birthday next to the Buddha's birthday!

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Post by retrofuturist » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:46 am

Greetings bhante,

Happy jati day.

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"It is natural that one who knows and sees things as they really are is disenchanted and dispassionate." (AN 10.2)

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Post by DNS » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:53 am

Happy Birthday!!

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Post by JamesTheGiant » Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:59 am

Happy birthday!
Is there any celebration to mark birthdays at your monastery?
In Perth we would get toast for breakfast, as a birthday present! A great luxury.

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Post by dylanj » Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:49 am

birth is suffering
Born, become, arisen – made, prepared, short-lived
Bonded by decay and death – a nest for sickness, perishable
Produced by seeking nutriment – not fit to take delight in


Departure from this is peaceful – beyond reasoning and enduring
Unborn, unarisen – free from sorrow and stain
Ceasing of all factors of suffering – stilling of all preparations is bliss

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Re: Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

Post by Sam Vara » Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:00 am

Happy Birthday Bhante! :bow:

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Re: Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

Post by Sam Vara » Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:04 am

dylanj wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:49 am
birth is suffering


As Ajahn Chah might have said, "True but not right!"

Birth might well be suffering, but this is a birthday. :heart:

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Post by dylanj » Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:08 am

Sam Vara wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:04 am
dylanj wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:49 am
birth is suffering


As Ajahn Chah might have said, "True but not right!"

Birth might well be suffering, but this is a birthday. :heart:
aging is suffering
Born, become, arisen – made, prepared, short-lived
Bonded by decay and death – a nest for sickness, perishable
Produced by seeking nutriment – not fit to take delight in


Departure from this is peaceful – beyond reasoning and enduring
Unborn, unarisen – free from sorrow and stain
Ceasing of all factors of suffering – stilling of all preparations is bliss

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Post by Sam Vara » Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:25 am

dylanj wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:08 am
aging is suffering
Correct, but it does have its advantages. One of them is that we learn what is appropriate to say on people's birthdays.

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Post by Bundokji » Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:40 am

Happy Birthday Bhante :anjali:
And the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhus, saying: "Behold now, bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to vanish. Strive with earnestness!"

This was the last word of the Tathagata.

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Post by dylanj » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:02 am

Sam Vara wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:25 am
dylanj wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:08 am
aging is suffering
Correct, but it does have its advantages. One of them is that we learn what is appropriate to say on people's birthdays.
I don't think learning comes through aging. This idea was levied at the Buddha when he was newly-awakened & still young...
Born, become, arisen – made, prepared, short-lived
Bonded by decay and death – a nest for sickness, perishable
Produced by seeking nutriment – not fit to take delight in


Departure from this is peaceful – beyond reasoning and enduring
Unborn, unarisen – free from sorrow and stain
Ceasing of all factors of suffering – stilling of all preparations is bliss

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Re: Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

Post by bodom » Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:51 am

Happy Birthday Bhante!

:namaste:
The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice.

Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing.

Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this-just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle.

- Ajahn Chah

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Re: Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

Post by bodom » Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:52 am

dylanj wrote:
Thu Apr 26, 2018 9:49 am
birth is suffering
Boy you must be fun at birthday parties. :tongue:

:namaste:
The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice.

Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing.

Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this-just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle.

- Ajahn Chah

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Re: Happy Birthday Bhikkhu Jayasara !!!

Post by Sam Vara » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:07 pm

dylanj wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:02 am
I don't think learning comes through aging. This idea was levied at the Buddha when he was newly-awakened & still young...
Again, true, but not right.

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Post by dylanj » Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:51 am

Sam Vara wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:07 pm
dylanj wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:02 am
I don't think learning comes through aging. This idea was levied at the Buddha when he was newly-awakened & still young...
Again, true, but not right.
why not
Born, become, arisen – made, prepared, short-lived
Bonded by decay and death – a nest for sickness, perishable
Produced by seeking nutriment – not fit to take delight in


Departure from this is peaceful – beyond reasoning and enduring
Unborn, unarisen – free from sorrow and stain
Ceasing of all factors of suffering – stilling of all preparations is bliss

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