Mod Team - Coming and Going

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Queequeg
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Mod Team - Coming and Going

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Pardon the belated announcement:

Please welcome the newest member of the Mod Team, long time member, Jake.

Also, thank you to Seeker12 and Virgo who have stepped down.

Round of applause. :cheers: :applause: :group:
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Upaya Chapter

純一実相。実相外。更無別法。法性寂然名止。寂而常渉照名観。
There is only reality; there is nothing separate from reality. The naturally tranquil nature of dharmas is shamatha. The abiding luminosity of tranquility is vipashyana.

-From Guanding's Introduction to Zhiyi's Great Shamatha and Vipashyana
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Boy, it seems we totally forgot about doing this... :emb:

Welcome Jake!

Goodbye and thank you to our recently departed staff members!
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Welcome Jake :hi:

And thanks for helping out, Virgo and Seeker12 :namaste:
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:hi:
With a heart wandering in ignorance down this path and that, to guide me I simply say Namu-Amida-Butsu. -- Ippen

Reciting the Nembutsu and believing in birth in the Pure Land naturally give rise to the Three Minds and the Four Modes of Practice. -- Master Hōnen
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Welcome Jake.
"...if you think about how many hours, months and years of your life you've spent looking at things, being fascinated by things that have now passed away, then how wonderful to spend even five minutes looking into the nature of your own mind."

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:cheers:
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Thanks Virgo!
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Didn't forget, my plan was to make the announcement today (Monday), giving jake the weekend to get his feet wet.

Welcome to the team jake!
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Post by rose »

Mod team changes. Please welcome Anders and narhwal90 to the moderating team. :smile:

I'd like to offer a very big thank you to Queequeg, who has stepped down after being a moderator since April 2016. :smile:


(QQ, It'll take a while to get used to your user name not being green! :lol: )
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yes, its a little weird... LOL its like a light bulb burned out.

Awesome to see Anders and Narwahl on the team. :smile:
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Upaya Chapter

純一実相。実相外。更無別法。法性寂然名止。寂而常渉照名観。
There is only reality; there is nothing separate from reality. The naturally tranquil nature of dharmas is shamatha. The abiding luminosity of tranquility is vipashyana.

-From Guanding's Introduction to Zhiyi's Great Shamatha and Vipashyana
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Post by Malcolm »

Queequeg wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:40 am yes, its a little weird... LOL its like a light bulb burned out.

Awesome to see Anders and Narwahl on the team. :smile:
Just remember to duck.
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Post by Minobu »

Malcolm wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 3:21 am
Queequeg wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:40 am yes, its a little weird... LOL its like a light bulb burned out.

Awesome to see Anders and Narwahl on the team. :smile:
Just remember to duck.
I want to start a new game...

Let's get QQ banned with a time out...

So everything he now posts i want everyone to report it till the mods get so upset they give in to our demands...

come on people it will be fun...


LOL... :rolling:


I love QQ he really gets me....he puts up with my ignorance...He is a greeat teacher though he refuses to see himself as such...

and he was a great mod....he actually saved my ass here a few times....

so i need to suck up to a new mod ...lol...

anyway back to the game of

Remember to Duck



Cheers QQ
I consider you a mate......



disclaimer:
to all you who do not get the subtleties of my inept attempts to humour...it was a joke...
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