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Teen 'Reincarnation of Buddha' Draws Crowds (Obama's Nemisis Rising)
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Posted on 11/12/2008 8:45:21 AM PST by Scythian



RATANPUR, Nepal — The teenage boy revered as a reincarnation of Buddha sat silently in the jungle as he blessed his devotees Wednesday with a light tap on the head, which they consider the touch of the divine.

The followers of Ram Bahadur Bamjan, 18, believe he has been meditating without food and water since he was first spotted in the jungles of southern Nepal in 2005, when believers say he spent months without moving, sitting with his eyes closed beneath a tree.

Where is your Obama now ...

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KEYWORDS: bamjan; buddha; buddhism; hindu; nepal; obamatransitionfile; reincarnation
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1 posted on 11/12/2008 8:45:21 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian

WHOOOOHOOOOO! not


2 posted on 11/12/2008 8:46:39 AM PST by timestax ( CNNLIES)
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To: Scythian

I had a weave like that one, that is so 1990. AND I got lost in the mall one time I came out 6 hours later with 2 pairs of shoes, a Coach purse and 3 new outfits. Is someone gonna worship me next?


3 posted on 11/12/2008 8:47:35 AM PST by brwnsuga (Proud, Black, Sexy Conservative!!! I am no LEMMING!)
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To: Scythian
...when believers say he spent months without moving, sitting with his eyes closed beneath a tree.

I did that a lot when I was a teenager, too.......;^)

4 posted on 11/12/2008 8:47:38 AM PST by Red Badger (Hey! Look on the bright side! At least Joe Biden is out of the Senate!..........)
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To: Scythian

No no. That can’t be him. I saw that guy last Sunday at the local flea market selling pirated CDs. That has to be an imposter.


5 posted on 11/12/2008 8:48:09 AM PST by EggsAckley
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To: Scythian
"believers say he spent months without moving, sitting with his eyes closed beneath a tree"

Where can I get a job like that?

6 posted on 11/12/2008 8:48:21 AM PST by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: Scythian
The followers of Ram Bahadur Bamjan, 18, believe he has been meditating without food and water since he was first spotted in the jungles of southern Nepal in 2005, when believers say he spent months without moving, sitting with his eyes closed beneath a tree.

Anyone check for a pulse yet?

7 posted on 11/12/2008 8:48:32 AM PST by pgyanke (You have no "rights" that require an involuntary burden on another person. Period. - MrB)
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To: Scythian

Buddha was one amazing dude. Ironically he would not have approved of all the statues in his honor.


8 posted on 11/12/2008 8:49:55 AM PST by montag813 (www.FreepShop.com)
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To: Scythian
Idiot press story: The newsreader on the local radio station had a story yesterday about this boy in Nepal. As the final line she said in amazement "and thousands have traveled all the way from India too see him." I guess she had never actually seen a map of Nepal or India if she could actually say that.
9 posted on 11/12/2008 8:50:01 AM PST by KarlInOhio (11/4: The revolutionary socialists beat the Fabian ones. Where can we find a capitalist party?)
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To: Scythian

Heck, I trust him more than Obama. At least Bamjan would just sit there doing nothing.


10 posted on 11/12/2008 8:50:11 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Scythian

.....but can he bowl a 37?


11 posted on 11/12/2008 8:50:18 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Little known fact: Barack Obama translated into Kenyan means "Jimmy Carter")
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To: Scythian

IT’S JIMMY PAGE!


12 posted on 11/12/2008 8:50:29 AM PST by montag813 (www.FreepShop.com)
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To: Mr. K
Where can I get a job like that?

Civil service?

13 posted on 11/12/2008 8:50:44 AM PST by KarlInOhio (11/4: The revolutionary socialists beat the Fabian ones. Where can we find a capitalist party?)
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To: Red Badger
...when believers say he spent months without moving, sitting with his eyes closed beneath a tree.

...kind of like most obama supporters...

14 posted on 11/12/2008 8:50:59 AM PST by B.O. Plenty (I am not ....him!)
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To: montag813

or all the wasted gold and jewels............


15 posted on 11/12/2008 8:51:50 AM PST by Red Badger (Hey! Look on the bright side! At least Joe Biden is out of the Senate!..........)
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To: Mr. K
Where can I get a job like that?

You have to first belong to a union.
16 posted on 11/12/2008 8:54:06 AM PST by rideharddiefast
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To: B.O. Plenty

Ommmmmmmmmmm..........ommmmmmmmmmmmm............ommmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...........


17 posted on 11/12/2008 8:54:24 AM PST by Red Badger (Hey! Look on the bright side! At least Joe Biden is out of the Senate!..........)
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To: brwnsuga
...Is someone gonna worship me next?...

Post a photo and we'll see.

:-)

18 posted on 11/12/2008 8:55:27 AM PST by FReepaholic (Diversity = .45 .357 .223 .38 ...)
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To: montag813

lol...good call. A striking resemlance, in fact. Brings the song “Kashmir” to mind.


19 posted on 11/12/2008 8:56:39 AM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: Scythian; Salamander
" a light tap on the head, which they consider the touch of the divine."

Pie' Jesu Dominae.....

(THWAP!)

Dona eis requiem.....

(THWAP!)
21 posted on 11/12/2008 8:58:04 AM PST by shibumi (...vampire outlaw of the milky way...)
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To: brwnsuga
Is someone gonna worship me next?

How big, well armed, and possessive is your husband?

23 posted on 11/12/2008 9:00:57 AM PST by CrazyIvan (If you read only one book this year, read "Stolen Valor".)
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To: rideharddiefast

National Association of Scraggly Long Haired Silent Gurus (AFL-CIO) Local #1


24 posted on 11/12/2008 9:04:03 AM PST by shibumi (...vampire outlaw of the milky way...)
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To: Scythian

What value is there in literally doing nothing? Why should that be deserving of worship?

I do not agree with worshiping anything. But, if I did, I would choose to worship something that reflected the values I believe in. For example: honest work, courage, innovation

I just cannot understand how literally doing nothing can be considered a virtue or be deserving of admiration.


25 posted on 11/12/2008 9:04:18 AM PST by joseph20 (...to ourselves and our Posterity...)
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To: Scythian

He has a somewhat pompous expression, imho. Nothing like the Dalai Lama for example. The spiritual leader of Tibet has such an open and warm demeanor.


26 posted on 11/12/2008 9:06:20 AM PST by Darnright (A penny saved is a government oversight)
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To: joseph20

Buddha’s message is - Beside’s breathing my carbon footprint is zero ... I don’t eat, move, or speak ...


28 posted on 11/12/2008 9:07:53 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Scythian
The followers of Ram Bahadur Bamjan, 18, believe he has been meditating without food and water since he was first spotted in the jungles of southern Nepal in 2005

He looks remarkably well fed for a guy who hasn't eaten in 3 years.

29 posted on 11/12/2008 9:11:32 AM PST by lonevoice (Ich bin ein plumber)
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To: Scythian

Expect Ohio Health Department officials do a background check on him.


30 posted on 11/12/2008 9:12:43 AM PST by ElkGroveDan (Reagan is back, and this time he's a woman.)
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To: Scythian

This kid and Obama have a lot in common. They are both flim-flam men.


31 posted on 11/12/2008 9:15:27 AM PST by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall cause you to vote against the Democrats.)
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To: Scythian
He looks rather chubby for someone who is meditating without food and water. Just an observation. :)
32 posted on 11/12/2008 9:15:30 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Scythian
"RAM! RAM! What made you finally step forward as Budda incarnate?!?"

"Chicks, man!"

33 posted on 11/12/2008 9:17:01 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Scythian

I actually spoke with this dude today. Had a problem with my antivirus software and I called support.


34 posted on 11/12/2008 9:18:02 AM PST by FReepaholic (Diversity = .45 .357 .223 .38 ...)
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To: Caipirabob
Baa-ram-ewe, baa-ram-ewe.

To your breed, your fleece, your clan be true.

Sheep be true.

Baa-ram-ewe.

35 posted on 11/12/2008 9:20:44 AM PST by Osage Orange (Victims that fight back live longer.....................)
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To: Scythian
Wasn't Pauly Shore in TEEN BUDDAH?
36 posted on 11/12/2008 9:23:02 AM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: montag813

How would he feel about people rubbing his belly all the time?


37 posted on 11/12/2008 9:24:47 AM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: shibumi

LOL!


38 posted on 11/12/2008 9:26:09 AM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: Red Badger
Ommmmmmmmmmm..........ommmmmmmmmmmmm............ommmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...........

I remember those awesome words in one of Oh-bama's speeches. It was just before he said "Uhhh".

39 posted on 11/12/2008 9:26:42 AM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: trisham

Beer is neither food nor water.


40 posted on 11/12/2008 9:27:52 AM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: Scythian
"when believers say he spent months without moving, sitting with his eyes closed beneath a tree"

LOL. Loads of teenagers and 20-somethings do this without anyone mistaking them for the Buddha!!

Most of the time they don't make it outdoors to anyone's tree and they simply do it on Mom & Dad's couch..... add video games, TV, and iPods into the mix and we've accounted for a majority of all teens. They're not all Buddhas......

41 posted on 11/12/2008 9:30:45 AM PST by Enchante (Make Fox News come clean on the hoax attacks on Governor Sarah Palin!!!)
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To: weegee

ROFL!!


42 posted on 11/12/2008 9:32:23 AM PST by Constitution Day (1.20.13 - The End Of An Error)
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To: weegee

LOL!


43 posted on 11/12/2008 9:32:42 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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44 posted on 11/12/2008 9:33:06 AM PST by aWolverine
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Obama vs. Buddha....LEEEETTTSSSS GEEEEETTTT REEEEEADDDDDDY TOOOO RUUUUUUMMMMMMMMMMMBBBBBBBBBBBLLLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!


45 posted on 11/12/2008 9:38:24 AM PST by DouglasKC
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To: Scythian

Bamjam ? Now who would have thought that a young Flintstone
would be the incarnation of Buddha...


46 posted on 11/12/2008 9:42:24 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: brwnsuga
AND I got lost in the mall one time I came out 6 hours later with 2 pairs of shoes, a Coach purse and 3 new outfits. Is someone gonna worship me next?

Huh, if that's all you have to do to be deified, my wife is Zeus.

47 posted on 11/12/2008 9:44:31 AM PST by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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To: Scythian

Folks over there must have some killer weed.


48 posted on 11/12/2008 10:27:15 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Comrade, can you spare a slice of bread?)
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To: joseph20
What value is there in literally doing nothing? Why should that be deserving of worship?

He was meditating, basically the Buddhist equivalent of prayer. I don't buy the whole "since 2005" thing without food or water, but Buddhist monks have literally meditated themselves to death, dying in their medidative pose. Think of how people respect a martyr dying for his Christian faith or a monk taking a vow poverty (giving up all worldly things to devote himself to his faith) and you may get an idea of how people can revere someone who has taken his beliefs that far, or at least for this guy medidating for several years.

49 posted on 11/12/2008 10:44:27 AM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: CrazyIvan

you guys are naughty


50 posted on 11/12/2008 11:36:25 AM PST by brwnsuga (Proud, Black, Sexy Conservative!!! I am no LEMMING!)
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