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Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

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Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

Postby cooran » Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:25 pm



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Re: Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:28 pm

Greetings,

I don't know what's better... the fact it's monkey mind's birthday, or that awesome picture of the monkey and the cake!

Have a chipper one MM... may it be as fun as the one that monkey had!

Metta,
Retro. :)
"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: Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

Postby Ben » Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:21 pm

happy birthday, Monkey Mind!
“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: Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

Postby David N. Snyder » Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:16 pm

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Re: Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:23 am

Happy Birthday!



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

Postby bodom » Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:57 am

Happy Birthday!!!

: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


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Re: Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sun Nov 11, 2012 5:21 am

Happy Birthday! :smile:
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: Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

Postby Monkey Mind » Sun Nov 11, 2012 5:12 pm

"As I am, so are others;
as others are, so am I."
Having thus identified self and others,
harm no one nor have them harmed.

Sutta Nipāta 3.710

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Re: Happy Birthday Monkey Mind!

Postby kazarata » Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:51 pm

Happy Birthday - better late than no wishes :twisted:


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