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 Post subject: hiya
PostPosted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 7:31 pm 
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hiya, i was here before but thought it about time to return and see what's happening. did i miss anything? :smile:

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 Post subject: Re: hiya
PostPosted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 7:36 pm 
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dumbbombu wrote:
hiya, i was here before but thought it about time to return and see what's happening. did i miss anything? :smile:


Hi dumbbombu! :smile:


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 Post subject: Re: hiya
PostPosted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 8:47 pm 
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hi, glad you have returned. i am new so i have no idea what you missed outside of enjoying all of our company.


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 Post subject: Re: hiya
PostPosted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 3:23 am 
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Gawd...where have ya been? Me tot you have gone to Sukhavati and left us behind in Samsara :rolling:
How's your Amitabha Nature these days? :tongue:

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 Post subject: Re: hiya
PostPosted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:45 pm 
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dumbbombu wrote:
hiya, i was here before but thought it about time to return and see what's happening. did i miss anything? :smile:

Basically, Ven. Huifeng gave great suggestions to improve this forum, which were implemented, and lots more people have joined.

Welcome back!

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 Post subject: Re: hiya
PostPosted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 5:19 pm 
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Luke wrote:
Basically, Ven. Huifeng gave great suggestions to improve this forum, which were implemented, and lots more people have joined.

Welcome back!

:buddha2:


cool! big thanks to Ven. huifeng and everyone who maintains and looks after the site :thanks:

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Gawd...where have ya been? Me tot you have gone to Sukhavati and left us behind in Samsara :rolling:


hey, good to see you thornbush!! :smile:

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How's your Amitabha Nature these days? :tongue:


busy embracing my bombu nature, as per :twothumbsup:

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All beings since their first aspiration till the attainment of Buddhahood are sheltered under the guardianship of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas who, responding to the requirements of the occasion, transform themselves and assume the actual forms of personality.

Thus for the sake of all beings Buddhas and Bodhisattvas become sometimes their parents, sometimes their wives and children, sometimes their kinsmen, sometimes their servants, sometimes their friends, sometimes their enemies, sometimes reveal themselves as devas or in some other forms.


- Ashvaghosa, The Awakening of Faith

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 Post subject: Re: hiya
PostPosted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 7:35 pm 
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I'm always happy to see you my friend!

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 Post subject: Re: hiya
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Ah, Mme. LaBombu! We meet a third time! Or is it a fourth?

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 Post subject: Re: hiya
PostPosted: Wed Nov 17, 2010 5:49 am 
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Hi again dumbbombu, nice to e-see you again.
Still stickin with the nembutsu? :twothumbsup:
(e) see you around!

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