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by MrPlatypus
Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:19 am
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: A prayer for a friend....
Replies: 1
Views: 351

A prayer for a friend....

In the last month, my friend's son in law committed suicide, leaving his wife and young son. Last night, my friend's daughter, the son's mother, got drunk and jumped from a 3rd story balcony. I can read the Four Noble Truths, and see how this situation has come to fruition, but if there is a prayer ...
by MrPlatypus
Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:03 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: FPMT...Gelugpa here
Replies: 5
Views: 767

Re: FPMT...Gelugpa here

Ah, San Francisco. Now that is one city I have been to that I do miss, as I went there quite a bit as a child. (I was born in San Jose, so we went to San Francisco frequently.) Definitely a different list of things to see if I was to go there now! Also, I like your signature. Very simple, easy to re...
by MrPlatypus
Mon Apr 12, 2010 2:45 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello.
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Hello.

In most places it's a basic form of greeting, and usually how one starts a conversation with a stranger who may become a friend. :) I am very new to the path, though I dabbled with it many years ago in high school. Since then I've been dabbling with assorted religions, and find myself back with my n...