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  Posted on Aug.15.2009 @ 09:32AM EDT by chontri

Sakuladayi the Wanderer asked the Buddha:
-What is the past and what is the future?
The Buddha answered:
-Let the past be and forget the future. I will teach you that... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: WHAT IS LOVE?
vertical line Posted on Oct.18.2012 @ 08:32AM EDT by girl22
[url=www.worldtransformation.com/what-is-love]Love[/url] is expressed as an action and experienced as a feeling. Yet, love has an essence that resists defining in any single way––it encompasses compassion, tolerance, endurance, support, faith, determination and more. Love reaches beyond romance and embraces us in all walks of life as we encounter one another and make choices about respecting and caring for each other.
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vertical line Love is ... to be as we are ... full of emotions and being able to feel outside of ourselves.
So what is love?? I don't know. I have never seen its physical form.
Like the wind, you see only its effects or feel it breeze
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Reply from Joe Chip
Oct.18.2012
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vertical line There is no love but Love.
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Oct.18.2012
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Perhaps love same as greed , same as ego , same as sadness , same as joy ...the polluted energy in me .

Thks

CSEe

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Oct.18.2012
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Quote: "Love is beyond your understanding. "
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Then what is your understanding of love my friend , let share and debate on it .

Thks

CSEe

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Oct.18.2012
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vertical line Never mind the debate, feel the Love, my friend.
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Oct.18.2012
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Quote: "Never mind the debate, feel the Love, my friend. "
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I am happy you finally call me freind ............thats love my friend ...but perhaps human are confused by own defination on meaning of words , to me love is never far from hate , never far from jealousy , never far from greed or ego or pride or any emotions ...any feeling.....

in love I could experience joy , sadness , greed , selfless , selfishness , compassion , ego..........is the same meaning but with different word........we are caught in our own trap......we are confused with our own words , is all the same thing .

Thks

CSEe

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Oct.18.2012
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vertical line Love, love and Love - it's all Greek to me.
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Oct.18.2012
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Quote: "Love, love and Love - it's all Greek to me."
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looks like you are in love my friend ..................

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Oct.18.2012
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Quote: "Never mind the debate, feel the Love, my friend. "
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I am happy you finally call me freind ............thats love my friend ...but perhaps human are confused by own defination on meaning of words , to me love is never far from hate , never far from jealousy , never far from greed or ego or pride or any emotions ...any feeling.....

in love I could experience joy , sadness , greed , selfless , selfishness , compassion , ego..........is the same meaning but with different word........we are caught in our own trap......we are confused with our own words , is all the same thing .

Thks

CSEe

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You are right to run from joy, sadness, greed, selfless, selfishness, compassion, ego...

Likewise, if the word "love" confuses you, then forget it, and run from all the words. Stick to just watching your breathing.
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Quote: "Never mind the debate, feel the Love, my friend. "
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I am happy you finally call me freind ............thats love my friend ...but perhaps human are confused by own defination on meaning of words , to me love is never far from hate , never far from jealousy , never far from greed or ego or pride or any emotions ...any feeling.....

in love I could experience joy , sadness , greed , selfless , selfishness , compassion , ego..........is the same meaning but with different word........we are caught in our own trap......we are confused with our own words , is all the same thing .

Thks

CSEe

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You are right to run from joy, sadness, greed, selfless, selfishness, compassion, ego...

Likewise, if the word "love" confuses you, then forget it, and run from all the words. Stick to just watching your breathing.
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You are right to run from joy, sadness, greed, selfless, selfishness, compassion, ego...

Likewise, if the word "love" confuses you, then forget it, and run from all the words. Stick to just watching your breathing.
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Thanks for your advice my friend , I hope to debate more with you on many more understanding , hope you could  share more ...........

Thks

CSEe

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Oct.18.2012
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Oct.18.2012
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Oct.18.2012
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Oct.18.2012
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Oct.18.2012
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Oct.18.2012
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Oct.19.2012
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9LH_y159sg

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Oct.19.2012
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Oct.19.2012
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Oct.19.2012
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Oct.19.2012
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Oct.19.2012
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vertical line HELLO, I AM the Love of smALL things.
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You are not smALL but Smart of ALL things.

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Oct.19.2012
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Oct.20.2012
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It is only the love we give that is truly ours.  The love we receive still belongs to those who give it to us, and they may change their mind.

The greater blessing is not in being loved, but in finding something or someone whom you can love.

That is a wealth beyond measure.

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Oct.20.2012
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Samadhi
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Oct.20.2012
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Oct.20.2012
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Oct.20.2012
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vertical line Sucker for romance, Nice song, just had a youtube session with in reality my closest friend, I have these contact lenses that some times messes up, funny how it is, she too I guess, anyway, good halowen:) http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LPn0KFlbqX8
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Oct.20.2012
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Oct.21.2012
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Oct.25.2012
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She dwells in my heart and lives on in my mind
I'm sad to say she has passed on ... so many years ago
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vertical line It seems most people always talk of love. But it I suspect no one really knows it....lol
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Oct.26.2012
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That's a love quote.
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You know love when it is taken away
You know love when it is given freely to you
You know love when you give it back
When it is gone for a while, no one knows what love is ....
How soon they forget .... hahaha
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vertical line they told me i was insane because i smoked too much weed like 3 months ago or more. So I was at the mocking stage.
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Oct.28.2012
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However ... I know what love is not when it is gone ... haha
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vertical line Sometimes the point of attachment must become clear before you can let it go, into no thing, into meditation, into life itself. And when that space is understood, in experience, you make love, become truly alive, now. You may sit to understand Love as it is, that is a perfect possibility, one that you should consider in this very life.
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Needless to say that today we are all just part of an advanced simulation loop by our super intelligent overlord utilizing all energy in cosmos calculating it`s specific purpose as response to its first and only input from some curious unknown technician, thus resetting the simulation every time it concludes that it`s specific purpose is to calculate it`s specific purpose.

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If I were to divulge it, it would overturn the world.

~ Rumi
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When I hear Rumi I'm getting angry man.Why you still using him?

Someday my time will come
I'll feel I can't go on
I may not care or even know it's there
But then I'll have my fun

So 'till then just press on
Don't lose your grip
Don't lose ambition

Iggy Pop - Ambition

See Iggy Pop is more enlightened than him.

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Don't be a smart ass, Joe. I don't see a problem with quoting Rumi or getting angry at Rumi's quotes. It wasn't an insult or condescension.

Again, I would like to remind people that there is the "ignore" button. This doesn't mean you won't be suspended/banned for being offensive.


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