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  "But," asked Vaccha persistently, "when one who has this emancipation of mind
(freed from self) dies, where does he go, where is he reborn?
The Buddha replied:
"The word 'reborn' does not fit the case."
"Then he is not reborn?"
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vertical line Posted on May.09.2013 @ 04:15AM EDT by cinchona
when Rumi was asked "who are you?"
he replied "i don't know who i am, i am in an astounding lucid state of confusion, if you label me than you will starve yourself of yourself."
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Reply from esoteric
May.09.2013
04:36AM EDT 
vertical line WHOOOO!!!

I put too much spicy mustard on my sandwich, and it made my tongue hot and my nose drippy!

Cured with a glass of orange juice.
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Reply from esoteric
May.09.2013
04:38AM EDT 
vertical line Rumi had a way with words. At least, I think he did. I've only read his works translated into English, so I don't really know. But I know what I like, and I like a lot of it.
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Reply from cinchona
May.15.2013
07:59AM EDT 
vertical line The same thing that is whispered to a rose in the midnight hour to make it open, is whispered to my heart.


Rumi
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Reply from justin
May.15.2013
08:31AM EDT 
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vertical line except roses do not open at midnight,  because they are not nocturnally pollinated :)

nice sentiment though,


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Reply from football
May.15.2013
12:47PM EDT 
Email football
vertical line Rumi is an agent (spy).
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Reply from cinchona
May.15.2013
05:33PM EDT 
vertical line Well he sure wasn't a botanist.

A rose is a red poem.
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Reply from leoj99
May.16.2013
01:56AM EDT 
vertical line I don't know is more profound than talking and talking about 2nd hand words...lol
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Reply from esoteric
May.16.2013
04:22AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "I don't know is more profound than talking and talking about 2nd hand words...lol "
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Spicy mustard doesn't care what you think or say.
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Reply from Joe Chip
May.30.2013
08:09AM EDT 
vertical line The chicken and egg of the sectarian mind - it's alive and well and shuffling to a salt cellar somewhere near you.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Jun.12.2013
07:03AM EDT 
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Reply from Joe Chip
Jun.12.2013
08:10AM EDT 
vertical line Ruminate.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Jun.12.2013
08:28AM EDT 
vertical line Reel Around The Fountain
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Reply from football
Jun.12.2013
09:14AM EDT 
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vertical line pots and pans
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Reply from the alan
Jun.12.2013
12:08PM EDT 
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vertical line Why is it that every time I step away for a few weeks, I have to come back and delete posts and suspend people? Please follow posting guidelines, will ya?
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