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Equidae
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Hello

Postby Equidae » Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:37 am

I'm new to the Buddhist path, and hope to learn a lot and make friends here.
“So you're made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?” - Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Re: Hello

Postby lobster » Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:34 pm

:hi:

Hi,
Do you have a Buddhist horse?

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Re: Hello

Postby Equidae » Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:48 pm

lobster wrote::hi:

Hi,
Do you have a Buddhist horse?


No, he's overly concerned about the permanence of sugar cubes :shrug:
“So you're made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?” - Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Re: Hello

Postby Punya » Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:55 pm

Hi and welcome Equidae. :smile:
The dharma is designed specifically to expose your flaws and make you feel terrible.
~ Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

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Re: Hello

Postby flavio81 » Tue Jul 02, 2013 10:53 pm

Equidae wrote:I'm new to the Buddhist path, and hope to learn a lot and make friends here.


Hello!! I like your signature.
If this is a virtual sangha, do we achieve virtualization instead of realization?

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Re: Hello

Postby lobster » Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:48 am

Equidae wrote:
lobster wrote::hi:
No, he's overly concerned about the permanence of sugar cubes :shrug:


How sweet. :twothumbsup:
I am told that a bit of chanting over the cube, helps even the horsey to turn towards dharma . . . however that may be difficult for all but the four legged to swallow . . .

Mindful cantering. Galloping to Buddhahood . . . could catch on . . . :namaste:

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Re: Hello

Postby Equidae » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:44 am

Punya wrote:Hi and welcome Equidae. :smile:

Thanks!
“So you're made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?” - Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Re: Hello

Postby Equidae » Thu Jul 04, 2013 4:46 am

flavio81 wrote:
Equidae wrote:I'm new to the Buddhist path, and hope to learn a lot and make friends here.


Hello!! I like your signature.


Thanks, Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of my favorite writers. I'm much more interested in the life sciences side of things, but he makes his enthusiasm for physics contagious.
“So you're made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?” - Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Re: Hello

Postby Equidae » Thu Jul 04, 2013 5:56 am

lobster wrote:
Equidae wrote:
lobster wrote::hi:
No, he's overly concerned about the permanence of sugar cubes :shrug:


How sweet. :twothumbsup:
I am told that a bit of chanting over the cube, helps even the horsey to turn towards dharma . . . however that may be difficult for all but the four legged to swallow . . .

Mindful cantering. Galloping to Buddhahood . . . could catch on . . . :namaste:


The sad thing is he'd probably end up as a better Buddhist than me :mrgreen:
“So you're made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?” - Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Re: Hello

Postby David N. Snyder » Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:42 am

Welcome to Dharma Wheel!

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Re: Hello

Postby Grigoris » Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:30 am

Equidae wrote:The sad thing is he'd probably end up as a better Buddhist than me :mrgreen:
I imagine he's already a better Buddhist than me! :smile:

Welcome to Dharma Wheel "Equidae"!
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