What Happened to Simon E ??

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What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Kunga Lhadzom » Thu May 24, 2018 6:29 pm

I noticed a while back he stopped posting...
I hope he is OK :heart:
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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Queequeg » Thu May 24, 2018 6:45 pm

I believe he came to his senses and resolved that this mutual prapanca society was not conducive to the spiritual path.

To paraphrase Marlon Brando, "The only reason I'm here is that I don't yet have the moral courage to turn down the prapanca."

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Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Mantrik » Thu May 24, 2018 7:09 pm

Kunga Lhadzom wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 6:29 pm
I noticed a while back he stopped posting...
I hope he is OK :heart:
Yes, he's taking some time off.

I am finding it lonely as the only Grumpy Old Brit in the DW village. ;)
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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Kunga Lhadzom » Thu May 24, 2018 7:13 pm

Thanks Mantrik...Glad he's ok...I feel like I know you guys..and I'm like a mother hen ... :jumping:
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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by boda » Thu May 24, 2018 7:15 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 6:45 pm
I believe he came to his senses and resolved that this mutual prapanca society was not conducive to the spiritual path.

To paraphrase Marlon Brando, "The only reason I'm here is that I don't yet have the moral courage to turn down the prapanca."

:crying:
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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Marc » Thu May 24, 2018 7:18 pm

Didn't he say somehwere that he would be on retreat for some time ?

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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Mantrik » Thu May 24, 2018 7:27 pm

Marc wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 7:18 pm
Didn't he say somehwere that he would be on retreat for some time ?
Nah, that was Captain Oates. :)
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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Kunga Lhadzom » Thu May 24, 2018 7:29 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 6:45 pm
prapanca
Never heard of that word.....reminds me of theatrical props...
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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Queequeg » Thu May 24, 2018 8:06 pm

Kunga Lhadzom wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 7:29 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 6:45 pm
prapanca
theatrical props...
In a way, there might be a metaphor in there...
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, Expedient Means Chapter

There are beings with little dust in their eyes who are falling away because they do not hear the Dhamma. There will be those who will understand the Dhamma.
-Ayacana Sutta

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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by amanitamusc » Fri May 25, 2018 4:52 am

Hi Simon,When you get a chance maybe tell us of your travels.I miss that. :cheers:

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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Dorje Shedrub » Fri May 25, 2018 11:11 pm

Glad he is OK. Thanks for info Mantrik-la

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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Ayu » Fri May 25, 2018 11:15 pm

Kunga Lhadzom wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 7:29 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 6:45 pm
prapanca
Never heard of that word.....reminds me of theatrical props...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conceptual_proliferation
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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Virgo » Fri May 25, 2018 11:43 pm

Mantrik wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 7:09 pm

Yes, he's taking some time off.

I am finding it lonely as the only Grumpy Old Brit in the DW village. ;)
Well at least we have one Grumpy Old Brit. But I miss Simon. :tantrum:

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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by Lindama » Sat May 26, 2018 3:22 am

I'm not around much either, but have noticed that Simon had moved on. as far as I can see, he was beyond descriptions .... be well Simon.
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Re: What Happened to Simon E ??

Post by humble.student » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:15 am

Queequeg wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 6:45 pm
mutual prapanca society
Brilliant! :twothumbsup:

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