Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Jun 12, 2013 8:33 am

235euro!
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Jun 12, 2013 10:43 am

225euro
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:03 am

175euro!
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Sherab Dorje » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:24 am

75euro!!! :hug:
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Karma Dorje » Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:45 pm

:woohoo:
Wow, not even a day and we are almost there! Great work everyone!

With all the bad news we hear all the time, it's really heartening to see positive actions like this when we can come together to look after each other.
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Sherab Dorje » Thu Jun 13, 2013 5:02 pm

30euro left!!! :applause:

I booked the tickets today and on monday I will be paying for the seminar.

I have already sent an email to the organisers telling them that I will be paying on Monday and asking them to reserve me a place!
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Indrajala » Thu Jun 13, 2013 5:16 pm

I am truly happy to see such generosity. This demonstrates our community here is much more than just an online discussion forum. :smile:
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby seeker242 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:43 pm

:woohoo: :thumbsup: :twothumbsup: :applause: :smile:
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby PorkChop » Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:55 pm

Too late to get in on this?
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Karma Dorje » Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:16 pm

PorkChop wrote:Too late to get in on this?


I think there is €30 still left to go.
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby PorkChop » Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:55 pm

Karma Dorje wrote:
PorkChop wrote:Too late to get in on this?


I think there is €30 still left to go.


Thanks, I'll get on it tonight, I've been very busy lately.
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Sherab Dorje » Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:09 pm

That right people, only 30euro left of the "official" costs: seminar, food and lodging and transport to and from Thessaloniki from where I live.

There are other "unofficial" costs too: transport to the retreat centre, buses to and from the airport, tsok offerings, etc... so if anybody wishes to help out it will be appreciated.

I have to say that I am overwhelmed by peoples response to my needs.

I admit I was not all that hopeful and was sure that I would miss out on the seminar (and miss out on the opportunity to follow the next 6 years of the program).

I sincerely hope that anything I learn/gain from the retreat I will be able to use for the benefit of the members of Dharma Wheel to repay them all for their kindness.

Thank you all yet again! :bow:
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby viniketa » Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:38 pm

Sorry to be dense, but I still can't figure out how to contribute. Can some one give instructions a 4 year old could follow, please?

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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Ayu » Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:56 am

gregkavarnos wrote:I sincerely hope that anything I learn/gain from the retreat I will be able to use for the benefit of the members of Dharma Wheel to repay them all for their kindness.

:smile: I feel sure now, that you will. You're blessed. Their wellfare, your wellfare and the wellfare of all sentient beings - it is all ONE. :twothumbsup:
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby mandala » Sat Jun 15, 2013 10:58 am

viniketa wrote:Sorry to be dense, but I still can't figure out how to contribute. Can some one give instructions a 4 year old could follow, please?

:namaste:


Viniketa, just send a private message to Greg to get his PayPal details.

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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Sherab Dorje » Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:38 pm

20euros left! :twothumbsup:
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Sherab Dorje » Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:31 pm

Well, that's it people! Thanks to your generosity my costs for the retreat have been covered (and then some!).

Thank you to everybody for their help. May the merit gained from your generosity be the means for the liberation of all sentient beings!
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby JKhedrup » Sun Jun 16, 2013 7:14 pm

Greg,

I am so happy that you are now able to go on the retreat!
In order to ensure my mind never comes under the power of the self-cherishing attitude,
I must obtain control over my own mind.
Therefore, amongst all empowerments, the empowerment that gives me control over my mind is the best,
and I have received the most profound empowerment with this teaching.
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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby mandala » Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:55 am

Greg,

I'm so thrilled that you won't have to miss out on your retreat. That's great news - when do you go?

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Re: Let's Send Greg To His Retreat This Year

Postby Sherab Dorje » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:47 am

June 29th to the July 9th so if anybody wants to cause trouble here at Dharma Wheel, without me knowing, that would be the best time to do it! :tongue:
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