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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: KOAN
vertical line Posted on Mar.24.2007 @ 12:48AM EDT by rajroshi
The bird that flies so high
still sits in the tree
How is this so?

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Reply from boopoom
Mar.24.2007
08:26AM EDT 
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: )       you,me ,and the birds have physical body to take care.....

          but don't forget human have much more than just the body     ..the mind..  oh huge....  ....muchhhhhhhhhhhhhhh  hhhhhhh   more that might be the reason why some of us are suffer than others...

now tell me  why human wants to do somthing they can't..............example   fly like a bird....,               Do you know    the triangle energy ....the most powerful force on Earth  ,but for me I call    the triangle trap.

hee hee......  crazy enough : )

love, boopoom 

coution:  too much of Meditation will give above result....hee hee

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Reply from ______
Mar.24.2007
12:14PM EDT 
vertical line whoooo, I never thought of it like that. Yeah you can see like that, hmmmmm now I think about it, you're right, of course. Take care. Mind the doors!
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Reply from ______
Mar.24.2007
12:28PM EDT 
vertical line Ah no, sorry, no longer able to defer, cuz the animal mind all around inside outside upside downs and strictly for the tweet tweets in the twees flying away aways...it tweet twit twoohs and changer my minder. Nice try though.
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Reply from HarryB
Mar.24.2007
02:09PM EDT 
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the jackdaw

cutting a silent arc

through the sycamore

Why do you think birds have legs?

Regards,

Harry.

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Reply from rajroshi
Mar.24.2007
02:29PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "

: )       you,me ,and the birds have physical body to take care.....

          but don't forget human have much more than just the body     ..the mind..  oh huge....  ....muchhhhhhhhhhhhhhh  hhhhhhh   more that might be the reason why some of us are suffer than others...

now tell me  why human wants to do somthing they can't..............example   fly like a bird....,               Do you know    the triangle energy ....the most powerful force on Earth  ,but for me I call    the triangle trap.

hee hee......  crazy enough : )

love, boopoom 

coution:  too much of Meditation will give above result....hee hee

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There is no bird.
Why would it fly
Or stay in tree?
You must tell me.

"The samsara and nirvana are mere appearances; the truth is stainless, changeless, and quiescent from the beginning and illumined." (Nagarjuna: Mahayanavimsaka 14)
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Reply from Woodsman
Mar.24.2007
02:40PM EDT 
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Reply from amylim
Mar.24.2007
03:01PM EDT 
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Quote: "Ask the bird. "
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No Enlightenment   No Wisdom

No Life                 No Origin

No Closeness       No Openness

No Purity              No Defilment

No Happiness       No Suffering

No Stillness          No Motion

No Annata            No Annica

No Samsara         No Nirvana

Samsara is the realm of suffering caused by greed, hatred and delusion.Nirvana is relinquishing all conditioned existence.

Have A Blessed Day

With Metta

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Reply from ______
Mar.24.2007
03:07PM EDT 
vertical line What about ice-cream? Any of that going? Where it's cool, in the cooler? That stuff they make with no animal fats, you know? I ate some and projected my mindvoice into a passing rook and he looped the flippin' loop and wing-wobbled at me as true as I'm typing these words.
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Reply from ______
Mar.24.2007
03:17PM EDT 
vertical line With a nice line in jewellery. Free it is, for a price. Anyway, bang! it went, on the roof like a bomb going off kraaaaa kraaaaa kraaaaaap. If I hadn't been sitting on the loo I would've shit myself for sure.
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Reply from ______
Mar.24.2007
03:21PM EDT 
vertical line The jewellery that is, not the rook, oh no, he was long gone kraaaaa kraaaaa kraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. Anyway, there it was, the
jeweller,y on the ground with a picture of the rook in it - very good likeness, a treasure. Nice.
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Reply from lehish
Mar.24.2007
03:31PM EDT 
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raw  stirfry vegies 

sprinkled fresh lemonjuice

topped with mashed avacado

more lemon juice

alot wheatgerm

:)

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Reply from 77 zen ror
Mar.24.2007
08:36PM EDT 
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vertical line As the Birds heart beats so does your with the eyes of compassions for it;s life. LOVE RORY
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Reply from ______
Mar.25.2007
06:34AM EDT 
vertical line rook is back and never left, he's a who and a she on-message flying out and staying in branch...she looked and saw and projected a mindvoice through the whole in me, that's when I fell into a tree falling into wings then kraaaaaaaaaaaaak kraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaak kraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaak in three three time airborne my mind in her eye
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Reply from ______
Mar.25.2007
06:46AM EDT 
vertical line then on the fence head cocked on one side showing the eye and that big grey beak how I knew she was an old 'un bobbed the head and fluuuffff went the feathers with a cloud of dust that floated up and up and up sprinkling down from the glittering pole star settling still and the clock silent.... ahhh Rabunni...don't cling to me ....
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Reply from ______
Mar.25.2007
06:58AM EDT 
vertical line a return to the completeness never left
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Reply from stephen
Mar.25.2007
09:16AM EDT 
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vertical line I would ask the crow but he has no mouth. MU
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Reply from ______
Mar.25.2007
09:53AM EDT 
vertical line olive oil
stirfry vegetables
ginger
seeds

quinoa

bread
apple

tulsi tea



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Reply from lehish
Mar.25.2007
01:15PM EDT 
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Quote: "olive oil
stirfry vegetables
ginger
seeds

quinoa

bread
apple

tulsi tea



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:D

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Reply from lehish
Mar.25.2007
02:06PM EDT 
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tazo tea
bit rawhoney

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Reply from Lynnoh
Mar.25.2007
02:11PM EDT 
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Reply from lehish
Mar.25.2007
02:22PM EDT 
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Reply from Lynnoh
Mar.25.2007
02:23PM EDT 
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Quote: ":)"
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Reply from lehish
Mar.25.2007
02:36PM EDT 
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Quote: ":)"
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lol

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Reply from HarryB
Mar.25.2007
02:53PM EDT 
vertical line 'Quack' birds.

A koan that gives an extreme answer isn't worth the paper its lining the bird cage with. if the universe was concerned with poetry, a very 'no bird' bird would fly right over now and serendipitously deposit a 'no poop' on our empty little 'no heads'.

What's the point of a koan with an 'answer' anyway?

Duck!

Regards,

harry.

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Reply from lehish
Mar.25.2007
03:18PM EDT 
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vertical line is ok harry
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Reply from ______
Mar.25.2007
03:41PM EDT 
vertical line I asked like the woodsman says, and the flips, loops, bobs and fluffs says, 'listen' I am is the question. Now another brew up - tulsi brahmi.
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Reply from cywil1985
Mar.25.2007
04:07PM EDT 
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It's good koan :) he he he

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Reply from cywil1985
Mar.25.2007
04:08PM EDT 
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vertical line You have to only don't think about it :)
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Reply from Woodsman
Mar.25.2007
04:35PM EDT 
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vertical line The question is the word, made flesh, directly before us.
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Reply from HarryB
Mar.25.2007
04:59PM EDT 
vertical line Our noses? Want a running commentary?

Regards,

harry
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Reply from 77 zen ror
Mar.25.2007
08:36PM EDT 
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vertical line mY THE bIRD FLY FREE. IN  IT;S LOVING WAY. LOVE RORY
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Reply from Woodsman
Mar.26.2007
12:32PM EDT 
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vertical line Tree to be


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bird to bee----------------------



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freedom be.
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Reply from Woodsman
Mar.26.2007
02:30PM EDT 
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Reply from fatnhappy
Mar.26.2007
06:41PM EDT 
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raw  stirfry vegies 

sprinkled fresh lemonjuice

topped with mashed avacado

more lemon juice

alot wheatgerm

:)

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.........how are you feeling Leh ?

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Reply from lehish
Mar.26.2007
07:02PM EDT 
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'morning evening fnh :)

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Reply from 77 zen ror
Mar.26.2007
09:49PM EDT 
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vertical line You all are very good. I hope the Bird is a free bird. lIVING IN A SPRIT WORLD.
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Reply from nowornever
Jan.07.2012
01:22PM EDT 
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Reply from justin
Jan.08.2012
05:39AM EDT 
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vertical line Sorry, I started a new topic and later realised that it was old.

do not worry, i think every couple of months this topic is brought up in some way, between all the posters here we generally have the same stuff come up again and again as people come to differing understandings.


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