The Passing of E. Gene Smith

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Josef
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The Passing of E. Gene Smith

Post by Josef » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:37 pm

A sad day for us all.
Gene was a real bodhisattva and a giant in the world of dharma transmission to the west.
I will miss him very much.

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Kye ma!
The river of continuity is marked by impermanence.
Ceaseless flowing of appearance.
Beautiful and repulsive.
The dance of life and death is a display of the vast expanse.
With gratitude the watcher and the watched pass through the barrier of duality.

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Re: The Passing of E. Gene Smith

Post by mutsuk » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:45 pm

He will indeed be missed very deeply...

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Re: The Passing of E. Gene Smith

Post by plwk » Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:51 pm

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ngodrup
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Re: The Passing of E. Gene Smith

Post by ngodrup » Fri Dec 17, 2010 7:07 pm

Sad.

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Re: The Passing of E. Gene Smith

Post by narraboth » Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:13 pm

I got lots of help from TBRC.
with many thanks, I wish, and I think he will go to a really good place.

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Re: The Passing of E. Gene Smith

Post by kirtu » Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:25 pm

He was a real example for everyone. May he quickly return to this world to continue his invaluable activity.

OM MANI PEDME HUNG
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"Even if you practice only for an hour a day with faith and inspiration, good qualities will steadily increase. Regular practice makes it easy to transform your mind. From seeing only relative truth, you will eventually reach a profound certainty in the meaning of absolute truth."
Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.

"Only you can make your mind beautiful."
HH Chetsang Rinpoche

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