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Prayer Request:Need to quit smoking pipe tobacco

Postby Wesley1982 » Mon May 28, 2012 8:50 pm

Please pray - I'm making an effort to QUIT smoking pipe tobacco.
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Re: Prayer Request:Need to quit smoking pipe tobacco

Postby kirtu » Tue May 29, 2012 1:54 am

Wesley1982 wrote:Please pray - I'm making an effort to QUIT smoking pipe tobacco.


May you quickly stop smoking. May all the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas inspire you to stop smoking. May you not replace smoking with any other bad health habit.

THADYATHA OM BEYKANZE BEYKANZE MAHABEYKANZE RAJA SAMUGATE SOHA

Also consider that no good comes from smoking: you spend money, and thus waste the time you took to accumulate that money, you waste time smoking and time is not an inexhaustible resource as we all have limited time left in our lives, smoking degrades your health over time, smoking is itself a form of suffering, you harm other beings with smoking, smoking harms your inner energy body (an esoteric Buddhist teaching) and can block spiritual realization, and smoking can exacerbate your negative emotions. Smoking is bad for you. think about this and other problems with smoking and gradually ween yourself off of it.
Kirt's Tibetan Translation Notes

“All beings are Buddhas, but obscured by incidental stains. When those have been removed, there is Buddhahood.”
Hevajra Tantra
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Re: Prayer Request:Need to quit smoking pipe tobacco

Postby Qian Zheng Yi » Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:16 pm

Praying that you quit smoking pipe tobacco.
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Re: Prayer Request:Need to quit smoking pipe tobacco

Postby simhamuka » Wed Jun 06, 2012 1:10 am

Okay. I'll also put you in my temple's prayer book www.tara.org/prayers

The nuns do a daily tsog (mostly Vajrakilaya) and dedicate it to whoever's in the prayer book for that day.
Sengdongma has an easy job, because there are no enemies.
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Re: Prayer Request:Need to quit smoking pipe tobacco

Postby Virgo » Wed Jun 06, 2012 1:12 am

Hope you quit. :)

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Re: Prayer Request:Need to quit smoking pipe tobacco

Postby Wesley1982 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:20 am

I will on Oct/5th see my sig. Thank you :)
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