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Its a girl!!!!

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bodom
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Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:50 pm

So i just found out that i am having a baby girl! Her name is Maya and i cant wait to meet her.

:namaste:
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: Its a girl!!!!

Postby clw_uk » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:52 pm

congratulations :clap: :clap: :clap: Maya, thats a beautiful name :thumbsup:
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:54 pm

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: Its a girl!!!!

Postby zamis » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:18 pm

:clap: congratulations pop!
"You're almost at the end of your lease in this burning house and yet you continue latching onto it as your self. It tricks you into feeling fear and love, and when you fall for it, what path will you practice? " Upasika Kee Nanayon


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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Element » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:20 pm

Cool. Congratulations. You have just taken birth as a Bodhisatva. :smile:

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby genkaku » Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:54 pm

Smile just one smile




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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Tex » Fri Jan 23, 2009 3:55 pm

Big congrats!!!
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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Dhammanando » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:19 pm


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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:21 pm

Thank you all very much! Thank you Bhante thank you for your blessings. That means so much to me and my wife thank you.

:namaste:
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: Its a girl!!!!

Postby BubbaBuddhist » Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:48 pm

How wonderful!

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby piper » Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:54 pm

Congratulations! :hello:

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Placid-pool » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:36 pm

Oh very well done - when do I start knitting?

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:38 pm

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: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Placid-pool » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:42 pm

Better get going - I'm already on the needles for a friend's wife!

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:43 pm

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: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Fede » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:26 pm

What good fortune for the little girl!

I wish I could tell her what a wonderful family awaits her!

:clap: :clap: :clap:

:hug:

:namaste:
"Samsara: The human condition's heartbreaking inability to sustain contentment." Elizabeth Gilbert, 'Eat, Pray, Love'.

Simplify: 17 into 1 WILL go: Mindfulness!

Quieta movere magna merces videbatur. (Sallust, c.86-c.35 BC)
Translation: Just to stir things up seemed a good reward in itself. ;)

I am sooooo happy - How on earth could I be otherwise?! :D


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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:30 pm

Thank you! Thank you fede so much. Thats really sweet of you.

:namaste:
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: Its a girl!!!!

Postby David N. Snyder » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:37 pm

Excellent! Sadhu!



What a great name! The best part about that name is that it is Buddhist (Maha-Maya-devi, Buddha's mother) and still very Western and modern.

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Re: Its a girl!!!!

Postby bodom » Fri Jan 23, 2009 7:45 pm

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: Its a girl!!!!

Postby Ben » Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:03 pm

Congratulations BBB!
May you all be well and happy!
Metta

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