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Modus.Ponens
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Hello all

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:09 am

Hello all

Probably most of you know me from E-sangha. Nice to see this forum being born and I hope it flourishes. Thank you David.

Metta
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: Hello all

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:24 am

Greetings dhamma.vinaya,

Lovely to see you, and I too hope this forum flourishes.

I look forward to your participation here as I've enjoyed reading your posts in the past.

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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Modus.Ponens
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Re: Hello all

Postby Modus.Ponens » Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:41 am

Thank you :-)
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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Ben
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Re: Hello all

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 04, 2009 2:57 am

Greetings Dhamma.vinaya and welcome!

Ben
“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: Hello all

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:55 am

Hi and Welcome

like the signature! lOL


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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