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vertical line Posted on May.13.2007 @ 10:49AM EDT by Govindi

I have gone on to this chat service a few times. There I am... alone... I write down a few Mantras... almost like sitting... alone, quiet, empty...

Is there anyone out there who would like to create a "Cyber Sanga" out of this service. I would like to set a meeting time to get a few of us together for discussions or other related activities.

If there is any interest, Ideas or feedback... please respond to this topic... :-)  

Thank You... :-)

Metta to All


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Reply from kelvintan
May.14.2007
11:35PM EDT 
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Giving One's View. Invite None Discussing Issue

It only entangle one in the darkness of our own ignorance

"Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the ancient ones; seek what they sought.” Basho.

Thank U for Sharing

With Metta

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Reply from Govindi
May.15.2007
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Thank you for your response... it is much appreciated

Everyone is entitled to thier own thoughts and opinions

Anyone else have any good ideas... Maybe it is just a place to be alone...

Metta to All... :-)

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Reply from whatzen
May.15.2007
01:38PM EDT 
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Hi Govindi,

Thank you for the offer, but occassionally chatting with you here on the forum is all I can do presently. Bring it up again down the road if you like, I may be interested then.

Metta to All :-)

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Reply from Davidseon
May.15.2007
05:54PM EDT 
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vertical line Unfortunately,  some of us a restricted by time zones e.g. Here in  Oz  it's 6.50 a.m. Whilst in America its the previous afternoon.
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Reply from Govindi
May.15.2007
07:11PM EDT 
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Hi Govindi,

Thank you for the offer, but occassionally chatting with you here on the forum is all I can do presently. Bring it up again down the road if you like, I may be interested then.

Metta to All :-)

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Hi whatzen...

I am happy to see that you may be interested in the future. I guess that there is not much interest in the chat service. If there were more members on the site... maybe it would be a possibility to have a group of us meet here at certain times. I do enjoy everyone posting here. I am happy to be part of it as well... :-)

Metta to All... :-)

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Reply from Govindi
May.15.2007
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Quote: "Unfortunately,  some of us a restricted by time zones e.g. Here in  Oz  it's 6.50 a.m. Whilst in America its the previous afternoon."
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Hi Davidseon...

I can totally understand the time restraint. Thank you for your input. Your response is much appreciated. I guess I will go there and type up a few more "Cyber Mantras" lol.

Metta to All... :-)

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Reply from 77 zen ror
May.15.2007
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Reply from Harmony
May.16.2007
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Govindi,

Sorry. Chat room not my thing. but I hope you get some positive responses soon.  

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Reply from Govindi
May.16.2007
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Govindi,

Sorry. Chat room not my thing. but I hope you get some positive responses soon.  

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Hi Harmony...

Thank you for being positive...So far no takers... I can now see why this service is not really a popular idea @ zenguide. Maybe it is also the reason there is no zenguide "instant messager" (Hee hee)

Metta to All... :-)

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Reply from Lynnoh
May.16.2007
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Quote: "Unfortunately,  some of us a restricted by time zones e.g. Here in  Oz  it's 6.50 a.m. Whilst in America its the previous afternoon."
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in real time does this make a diference? I'm confused by your response.

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Reply from gyro16
May.18.2007
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I would be quite interested in this, but maybe, to solve the time problem, set up a separate Sanga for each time time zoneie. one for Europe, one for Oceania

With Metta,

Gyro16

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Reply from ______
May.18.2007
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Reply from Lynnoh
May.18.2007
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I would be quite interested in this, but maybe, to solve the time problem, set up a separate Sanga for each time time zoneie. one for Europe, one for Oceania

With Metta,

Gyro16

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makes no sense

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May.18.2007
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Quote: "wakey-wakey...cock-a-doodle-doo...doo-doo doos..dah dahs"
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nope that's not it

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Reply from Lynnoh
May.18.2007
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I would be quite interested in this, but maybe, to solve the time problem, set up a separate Sanga for each time time zoneie. one for Europe, one for Oceania

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ohhhhhhhh....... ocean.... dragon gate

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Reply from bodhi_zen
May.26.2007
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Hi! all,

Ive been part of this, in and out, whenever  I get time. I guess it is just fine as it is and we don't need any meetings as we are all from different time zones, zen guide has given us the opportunity to  express  and share our views.  We are free to post our views at our convenience and also we get time to think and reply rather than reacting to something immediately. We get time to dwell on an issue for it to make more sense.

Have a gr8 learning experience here.

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Reply from Lynnoh
May.26.2007
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how much time do you need?

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Reply from lehish
May.26.2007
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May.26.2007
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vertical line Oh my goddess...or  just oh
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Reply from ZenMatters
May.28.2007
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vertical line I am now aware that ignorane runs rampant, and I am noticing that if I am not of self... I am not of ignorance.  I declare that I am not of self, ignorance, or of rampant confusion.  I am not I, but a concious mind suffering karma.  To reach Karma, I must be free of I, suffering, confusion, and of conciousness.  Ignorance of the collective selves, of the "plastic" world that tries to pervade as existance, is and has been denying this conciousness of enlightenment.  There is a reaching toward karmatic nirvana, and there is a world of selfs trying to keep this from happening.  While looking for a blank mind, looking for solace, looking for nirvana, this "plastic" world of self is blocking attempts at nirvana and eternal peace through religious intolerance.  This conciousness looking for nirvana (other wise known as me) is being repressed by the "plastic" world of selves.  In layman's terms. I am being obsessed opon, fought against, oppressed, and held down by the wold of ignorance.  Also in laymans terms, they are ignorant and will not, as of yet (?) leave me alone to be myself on a spiritual Zen master... a Bhuddist... a Daoist... an enlightened being... and even a free person.  I am being percecututed.  I wish they would be stopped.  The ancients and the Bhudda are not blocking me, and I wonder why they allow me to suffer in this non-moving static existance.  I have tried everything to do my best.  I believe it is your average Christian ignorant oppresive aggression.  How do I beat it?
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Reply from ZenMatters
May.28.2007
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vertical line I believe that dragons exist.  The spiritual beings exist.  Before I got into Bhuddism, I got a cloud dragon tattoo.  Long after I saw a spiritual manifestation of the same cloud dragon.  In Chinese the word dragon is anglisized as the word spelling Long.  It is pronounced as it is spelled in english characters, Long.  In Chinese the word for dragon is a one character representation for the word.  I have seen the manifistation, and I have seen a host of what I would have called miracles if I was a Christian.  I am not a Christian.  I have seen what is the physical manifistation of spiritual beings; such as birds, worms, fish, cats, dogs, ants, and a host of other beings spring into existance.  Out of thin air I have seen these animals and such beings materialize before my eyes.  I have seen them, and offer no great explination.  I have been involved with the Pure Land Bhuddist Jade Temple in Alief, Texas.  There I have medditated deeply.  I have gone far into meditation and have conected to Bhudda on an important level.  I have wanted to be a monk, but have never even taken refuge at a temple.  I am deeply moved by the beliefs in the secular Bhudist doctrine, and I have taken opon myself to meditate on my own.  I am still back sliding as a course of fact, and I move away from my vegitarian stance to often.  I have also conected to the ancient peoples of many if not all walks of life through a variety of ways.  I have practiced shamanism, astral projection, and animism at some levels.  There are hundreds of paths I have been invoved with.  I have lead an unusual life.  I have even levitated once.  This is the truth.  I will post again.  Tell me what you think.
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Reply from ______
May.29.2007
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May.29.2007
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