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New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby Astus » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:43 am

Please welcome him among our Global Moderators.
1 Myriad dharmas are only mind.
Mind is unobtainable.
What is there to seek?

2 If the Buddha-Nature is seen,
there will be no seeing of a nature in any thing.

3 Neither cultivation nor seated meditation —
this is the pure Chan of Tathagata.

4 With sudden enlightenment to Tathagata Chan,
the six paramitas and myriad means
are complete within that essence.

1 Huangbo, T2012Ap381c1 2 Nirvana Sutra, T374p521b3; tr. Yamamoto 3 Mazu, X1321p3b23; tr. J. Jia 4 Yongjia, T2014p395c14; tr. from "The Sword of Wisdom"

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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby plwk » Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:07 pm


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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby Sherab Dorje » Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:08 pm

Welcome kirtu, happy to have you helping out.

"Phew!" would actually be a better way of putting it!
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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby Simon E. » Mon Mar 25, 2013 12:14 pm

Congratulations and welcome in your new role Kirtu.

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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby Arnoud » Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:42 pm

Very wise decision of the team. Well done and congrats to Kirt.

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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby Andrew108 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:23 pm

This is good. Especially as Greg will not have to work as hard.
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"What is the All? Simply the eye & forms, ear & sounds, nose & aromas, tongue & flavors, body & tactile sensations, intellect & ideas. This, monks, is called the All. Anyone who would say, 'Repudiating this All, I will describe another,' if questioned on what exactly might be the grounds for his statement, would be unable to explain, and furthermore, would be put to grief. Why? Because it lies beyond range." Sabba Sutta.

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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby conebeckham » Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:43 pm

Congrats to Kirtu, and may I say, to the mods and admin staff, "Good choice, y'all!" :smile:
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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby Admin_PC » Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:40 pm

congrats kirtu!
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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby Indrajala » Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:05 pm

Thanks for taking on the job. :smile:

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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby David N. Snyder » Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:05 pm



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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby Tenso » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:49 am

Congrats kirtu :thumbsup:
We are attracted by wealth, pleasures, good looks, political advancement and various other welcoming and enticing prospects: we are repelled by exertion, death, pain, disgrace and limited means. It follows that we need to train ourselves not to crave for the former and not to be afraid of the latter. Let us fight the battle the other way round—retreat from the things that attract us and rouse ourselves to meet the things that actually attack us.

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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby buddhaflower » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:05 am



Buddhaflower :jumping:

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Re: New Moderator: Kirtu

Postby Sara H » Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:37 pm

Congratulations Kirtu!
"Life is full of suffering. AND Life is full of the Eternal
We can stand in our shadow, and wallow in the darkness,
We can turn around.
It is OUR choice." -Rev. Basil Singer

" ...out of fear, even the good harm one another. " -Rev. Dazui MacPhillamy

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