Murder Most Foul.

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Murder Most Foul.

Post by Simon E. » Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:40 pm

Which of the forum's emoticons would you murder first?

This would be my first choice. :hi:

Obsequious little bastard.
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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by practitioner » Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:50 pm

How about posts only meant to :stirthepot:
One should do nothing other than benefit sentient beings either directly or indirectly - Shantideva

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Tiago Simões » Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:51 pm

:namaste: :namaste: :namaste: :namaste: :namaste:
Then, the Licchavi Vimalakīrti spoke to the elder Śāriputra and the great disciples: “Reverends, eat of the food of the Tathāgata! It is ambrosia perfumed by the great compassion. But do not fix your minds in narrow-minded attitudes, lest you be unable to receive its gift.”

- Chapter 9, The Feast Brought by the Emanated Incarnation
The Noble Mahāyāna Sūtra “The Teaching of Vimalakīrti”

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Coëmgenu » Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:56 pm

practitioner wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:50 pm
How about posts only meant to :stirthepot:
But that's my favourite, because it is the most honest. More people should use that emoticon, then their participation would be more honest IMO.

:stirthepot: :spy: :sage: :meditate:
नस्वातो नापिपरतो नद्वाभ्यां नाप्यहेतुतः उत्पन्ना जातु विद्यन्ते भावाः क्वचन केचन
There absolutely are no things, nowhere and none, that arise anew, neither out of themselves, nor out of non-self, nor out of both, nor at random.
सर्वं तथ्यं न वा तथ्यं तथ्यं चातथ्यम् एव च नैवातथ्यं नैव तथ्यम् एतद् बुद्धानुशासनम्
All is so, or all is not so, both so and not so, neither so nor not so. This is the Buddha's teaching.

一切實非實亦實亦非實
非實非非實是名諸佛法

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Mantrik » Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:43 pm

:woohoo:

Too firkin' cheerful by half. Needs a good slap with a wet kipper from a Yorkshireman.
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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Simon E. » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:01 pm

Aye...'appen.
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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by DGA » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:37 pm

:yinyang:

I don't want it dead, I just don't understand its role on a Buddhist board.

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Tiago Simões » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:03 pm

For those on the mobile, we can use the emoticons that come with the keyboard. 😃

is that cheating?

DW needs these btw:
☸️🙏🌝
Then, the Licchavi Vimalakīrti spoke to the elder Śāriputra and the great disciples: “Reverends, eat of the food of the Tathāgata! It is ambrosia perfumed by the great compassion. But do not fix your minds in narrow-minded attitudes, lest you be unable to receive its gift.”

- Chapter 9, The Feast Brought by the Emanated Incarnation
The Noble Mahāyāna Sūtra “The Teaching of Vimalakīrti”

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Ricky » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:47 pm

This one :guns:

Guns are anti-buddhist.

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Tiago Simões » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:52 pm

Ricky wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:47 pm
This one :guns:

Guns are anti-buddhist.
Image
Then, the Licchavi Vimalakīrti spoke to the elder Śāriputra and the great disciples: “Reverends, eat of the food of the Tathāgata! It is ambrosia perfumed by the great compassion. But do not fix your minds in narrow-minded attitudes, lest you be unable to receive its gift.”

- Chapter 9, The Feast Brought by the Emanated Incarnation
The Noble Mahāyāna Sūtra “The Teaching of Vimalakīrti”

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by PuerAzaelis » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:01 am

:good:
Generally, enjoyment of speech is the gateway to poor [results]. So it becomes the foundation for generating all negative emotional states. Jampel Pawo, The Certainty of the Diamond Mind

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by weitsicht » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:23 pm

:techproblem: because this is not how our gadgets look like any more

and

:rolling:

because space and message have inefficient coefficient

and

:alien:

there is hardly a context I could think of it'd be of any use

Anyhow, I'd rather miss some in this list: droop, cosily curling cat, yawn, serenity / omm, Full Moon, blue Buddha, prostration, turning of Dharmawheel, turning of Malabeads

And there is a nice one in German "Krönchen richten" that you may translate as "Fall down, stand up, don't look back!"

BTW: what is Lotus Feet?
Ho! All the possible appearances and existences of samsara and nirvana have the same source, yet two paths and two results arise as the magical display of awareness and unawareness.
HO NANG SRI KHOR DAE THAMCHE KUN ZHI CHIG LAM NYI DRAE BU NYI RIG DANG MA RIG CHOM THRUL TE

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Kim O'Hara » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:04 pm

Looking at others' suggestions ...

:yinyang: not needed here but at least it's inoffensive.

:guns: is like :stirthepot: :tantrum: and :spy: - not nice, friendly or Buddhist but if we're honest, most of us would have a use for them sometimes.

:alien: is for pointing out that really loony ideas are really loony. Again, not nice but pretty useful. :crazy: is similar but maybe more antagonistic.

My choices?

One I've never even considered using is :ban:

:pig: doesn't seem to serve much of a purpose.



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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Pero » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:38 pm

Tiago Simões wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:51 pm
:namaste: :namaste: :namaste: :namaste: :namaste:
Yup, this is the one I'd like killed off too.
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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by PuerAzaelis » Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:01 pm

:focus:
Generally, enjoyment of speech is the gateway to poor [results]. So it becomes the foundation for generating all negative emotional states. Jampel Pawo, The Certainty of the Diamond Mind

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by dzogchungpa » Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:10 pm

I would get rid of this one: :thinking:

because it should look like this: Image
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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Jeff H » Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:24 pm

:sage: This "sage" doesn't look sagacious; it looks like a guy sucking a pacifier. It should go.

I'd like to see this one added: Image which I think I copied from one of dzogchunpa's posts a couple of years ago.
We who are like children shrink from pain but love its causes. - Shantideva

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Kim O'Hara » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:49 pm

Okay ... I'm honestly puzzled by people rejecting :namaste: but not :anjali:
When one person took aim at :namaste: I went :shrug: but now I'm beginning to think :crazy: since afaik and as far as I can see anywhere online, "anjali" is simply the name of the mudra one makes when saying "namaste", which is the standard greeting word through India.
Here are two typical explanations -
Namaste (Devanagari: नमस्ते; formal: Namaskar) is a common spoken greeting or salutation originating from India. It is a customary greeting when individuals meet, and a salutation upon their parting. Younger persons usually initiate the exchange with their elders. Initiating the exchange is seen as a sign of respect in other hierarchical settings. It is the common greeting in Nepal as well.

When spoken to another person, it is commonly accompanied by a slight bow made with hands pressed together, palms touching and fingers pointed upwards, in front of the chest. This gesture, called Añjali Mudrā (or Pranamasana), can also be performed wordlessly and carries the same meaning.
:reading: https://answers.yahoo.com/question/inde ... d%20anjali
From Wikipedia:

Namaste (/ˈnɑːməsteɪ/, nah-məs-tay; Nepali: नमस्ते Bangali: नमोस्कार Hindi: nah-məs-tay), sometimes spoken as Namaskar or Namaskaram, is a respectful form of greeting in Hindu custom, found on the Indian subcontinent mainly in India and Nepal and among the Indian diaspora. It is used both for salutation and valediction.

Namaste is usually spoken with a slight bow and hands pressed together, palms touching and fingers pointing upwards, thumbs close to the chest. This gesture is called Añjali Mudrā or Pranamasana.

In Hinduism it means "I bow to the divine in you".

The greeting may also be spoken without the gesture or the gesture performed wordlessly, carrying the same meaning.
:reading: https://www.quora.com/What-does-namaste-mean

The gesture on its own or with different word/s is far more widespread, of course and it now seems to be spreading through Oz culture (at least) as an alternative to the hand-shake.

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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by dzogchungpa » Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:06 am

Jeff H wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:24 pm
I'd like to see this one added: Image which I think I copied from one of dzogchunpa's posts a couple of years ago.

Posts like this make all my hard work here worthwhile.
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Re: Murder Most Foul.

Post by Pero » Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:23 am

Kim O'Hara wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:49 pm
Okay ... I'm honestly puzzled by people rejecting :namaste: but not :anjali:
When one person took aim at :namaste: I went :shrug: but now I'm beginning to think :crazy: since afaik and as far as I can see anywhere online, "anjali" is simply the name of the mudra one makes when saying "namaste", which is the standard greeting word through India.
Here are two typical explanations -
...
That's because I hadn't even noticed there were two. Actually when I wanted to post at first for few moments I couldn't find even the namaste one, maybe I just subcounsciously blocked it haha. Confusion resolved. :smile:
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