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Happy Birthday, Chanahari - Bright Blessings for this next year!

Tapati - Thu, 10 Feb 2005 09:21:48 +0530

Happy Birthday, Chanahari! flowers.gif flowers.gif flowers.gif

I am sorry I didn't realize sooner! blush.gif

I hope this next year brings many blessings for you.

Thank you for your encouragement and help. You are so generous with your time and energy.

Blessed Be--

Satyabhama - Thu, 10 Feb 2005 09:24:20 +0530
Oh! I don't know you very well, but happy birthday! See, we have nearly the same birthday, and also we were born the same year! flowers.gif
Tapati - Thu, 10 Feb 2005 10:33:11 +0530

Actually, your devotional attitudes are very similar, come to think of it. Maybe your close astrology influences, a few days apart in the same year, have something to do with it.

Chanahari - Thu, 10 Feb 2005 13:14:41 +0530
Thank you all. blush.gif smile.gif
babu - Thu, 10 Feb 2005 19:20:13 +0530
Happy Birthday and some wisdom from Master Po.

Young Caine: You cannot see.
Master Po: You think I cannot see?
Young Caine: Of all things, to live in darkness must be worst.
Master Po: Fear is the only darkness.

Master Po: [after easily defeating the boy in combat] Ha ha, never assume because a man has no eyes he cannot see. Close your eyes. What do you hear?
Young Caine: I hear the water, I hear the birds.
Master Po: Do you hear your own heartbeat?
Young Caine: No.
Master Po: Do you hear the grasshopper that is at your feet?
Young Caine: [looking down and seeing the insect] Old man, how is it that you hear these things?
Master Po: Young man, how is it that you do not?

Master Kan: Quickly as you can, snatch the pebble from my hand.
[Young Caine tries to do so and fails]
Master Kan: When you can take the pebble from my hand, it will be time for you to leave.

Master Kan: Avoid, rather than check. Check, rather than hurt. Hurt, rather than maim. Maim, rather than kill. For all life is precious, nor can any be replaced.

Caine: Is it good to seek the past, Master Po? Does it not rob the present?
Master Po: If a man dwells on the past, then he robs the present. But if a man ignores the past, he may rob the future. The seeds of our destiny are nurtured by the roots of our past.

Caine: May I ask, Master, when I leave the temple, what will be expected of me?
Master Po: To walk the roads of the land and use what you have learned for the needs and benefits of the people.
Caine: Will I always know when to act and when to stand off?
Master Po: That which you do not know, the doing will quickly teach you.

Young Caine: As we stand with two roads before us, how shall we know whether the right road or the left road will lead us to our destiny?
Master Po: You spoke of chance, Grasshopper, as if such a thing were certain to exist. In the matter you speak of, Destiny, there is no such thing as chance for whichever way we choose, right or left, it must lead to an end. And that end is our destiny.

Gaurasundara - Fri, 11 Feb 2005 00:14:35 +0530
Happy belated birthday, Chanahari-ji! w00t.gif
Dhyana - Fri, 11 Feb 2005 02:46:16 +0530
Happy birthday to-youuuu! laugh.gif