Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:06 pm

Jikan has been selected as a new admin for DW along with, in addition to Tara and me.

Thank you Astus for all your work during your time as Admin!

Welcome Jikan and thanks for agreeing to take on this role!

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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby Sherab Dorje » Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:11 pm

Welcome Jikan and congratulations! :twothumbsup:
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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby Simon E. » Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:13 pm

Good call. A win-win IMO.
Also a tin teardrop.
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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby Punya » Sat Jan 04, 2014 7:00 pm

Congratulations Jikan. And also a big thank you to Astus. :twothumbsup:
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Lying in the forests of the Malaya mountains
Absorbs the perfume of sandal from the moist leaves and branches
So you come to resemble whomever you follow.

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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby Adamantine » Sat Jan 04, 2014 7:05 pm

Thanks Astus for all your hard work. And :applause: :twothumbsup: Jikan!
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Detachment is the final happiness. ~Sri Saraha
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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby DGA » Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:15 pm

Thanks everyone for the warm welcome, and to Astus for his many years of dedicated work here at DW.
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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby the seafarer » Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:48 pm

Congrats Jikan :applause: and thanks to all the mods for your effort and commitment in managing this community. :smile:
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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby dharmagoat » Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:48 pm

Congratulations Jikan on your promotion.

We have never really engaged in discussion, but as a moderator, yours has been the sensible voice that descends from the clouds.
May all beings be happy.
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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby Kim O'Hara » Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:12 pm

Welcome to your new role, Jikan, and thanks for taking it on. The admin/mods are crucial to keeping DW such a nice place to be.

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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby KonchokZoepa » Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:48 pm

congrats, i think jikan means time in japanese. are you aware of this Jikan and does it really mean time?
If the thought of demons
Never rises in your mind,
You need not fear the demon hosts around you.
It is most important to tame your mind within....

In so far as the Ultimate, or the true nature of being is concerned,
there are neither buddhas or demons.
He who frees himself from fear and hope, evil and virtue,
will realize the insubstantial and groundless nature of confusion.
Samsara will then appear as the mahamudra itself….



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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby ylee111 » Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:05 am

Welcome and congrats~!
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Re: Welcome Jikan, new Admin of DW

Postby Ayu » Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:49 am

Yes, congrats, jikan. And thank you to you and to Astus. :twothumbsup:
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Time is a great healer, but a lousy beautician. (Mark Twain)

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