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Prayers for SATTVA

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Prayers for SATTVA

Postby jonno » Fri Jun 10, 2011 3:24 pm

Hi All, I just heard that our beloved sister SATTVA or Louise as some of us know her has to have a Quadruple Bypass soon, please join with me in sending her our love and healing thoughts and prayers. She is such a precious little Buddha who has touched us all with her love and compassion...THANKYOU JONNO

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby Modus.Ponens » Fri Jun 10, 2011 3:41 pm

May she totaly recover her health. May she be free from suffering and be happy.
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Jun 10, 2011 10:43 pm

:namaste:
:heart:
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby bodom » Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:10 pm

:heart: :group:

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


https://www.dhammatalks.org/index.html
http://www.ajahnchah.org/

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby Ben » Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:12 pm

Wishing you the very best, Louise.
You're never far from my thoughts.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:29 pm

much metta,
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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby Ytrog » Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:48 pm

Wish you well Louise :console:

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Re: Prayers for SATTVA

Postby BlackBird » Sat Jun 11, 2011 2:16 am

Good luck Sattva!
Wishes are with you and your family. Hope it all goes smoothly.

metta
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'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." -

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could you pray or chant for me?

Postby sattva » Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:58 pm

i am having quaduple bypass surgery, probably sometime this week. I will ask a friend here to post time, date, and length of the sugery. For those who feel so inclined, I would appreciate any prayers or chanting done during the surgery in me behalf. Thank you. I am including a photo (terrrible one lol) of me squinting in the sun. Look so darn rugged in it, but it is current)
Love and good wishes to you all,
sattva louise

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby sattva » Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:14 pm

i can't get the picture to upload. It is too big and i don't know how to change it on my sister's computer. I will see if i can find out from here how to do it.

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:44 pm

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:13 pm

Sattva,

PM me your full name and I'll include you in my daily practice. May you be free from pain and suffering! May you be well, happy and peaceful! :heart:
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby Modus.Ponens » Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:22 pm

May your surgery go well. May you be free from suffering. :heart:
He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby Reductor » Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:21 pm

Hey! Get better!

That is not a request.
:namaste:

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby reflection » Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:53 pm

Be well. :namaste:

With metta,
Reflection

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby Ben » Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:58 pm

Consider it done, Sattva!
Wishing you health and long life.
With metta

Ben
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

(Buddhist aid in Myanmar) • •

e: [email protected]..

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby octathlon » Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:05 pm

I will be happy to. :anjali:
May you be well and free from suffering. :heart:

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby bodom » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:11 am

:group: :heart:

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


https://www.dhammatalks.org/index.html
http://www.ajahnchah.org/

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Re: could you pray or chant for me?

Postby retrofuturist » Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:25 am

:heart:
:anjali:
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine


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