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PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 7:05 pm 
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On July 22, 2009 there will be a total solar eclipse.

Read about it here.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 2:23 am 
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Yes folks it's that time of the year .....





to bring out and clash yer pots and pans, drums,





metal dustbins, car stereos and make a joyful noise unto the Sun..... :rolling: :rolleye:


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2009 2:41 pm 
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I used to study astrology -- (gave it up with Buddha Dharma, Buddha crushes the head of the serpent -- no need to worry for those who have established daily practice! :smile: )

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .piya.html
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If I had not released Suriya my head would have split into seven pieces. While yet I live, I should have had no happiness. (Therefore I released Suriya)."


until then, I never knew we had so many eclipses every year until I studied it!


Here's a history on the myths surrounding solar eclipses.

http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/sola ... story.html


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