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trackstand in front of the Dalai Lama

Old 10-24-07, 04:11 PM
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trackstand in front of the Dalai Lama

It happened today. The Dalai Lama's nephew owns a tibetan restaurant here in bloomington, so he visits here sometimes and gives some speeches.

I'm riding home from class and trackstanding in a line of cars waiting to get through a stop sign, and around the corner walks the Dalai Lama with his entourage. It was so much better than trackstanding in front of a group of gewd lookin' ladiez.

I'm pretty positive he didn't see me.
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Old 10-24-07, 04:13 PM
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levitating at the same time might've impressed him
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They say the trackstand is the perfect example of Buddhist zen and harmony.
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today when i was going to class i saw his entourage, i was listening to Iron Maiden's song "The Number of the Beast". It is pretty much the same thing.

i wonder if he sensed me and the maiden.

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Old 10-24-07, 05:02 PM
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Even the Dalai Lama loses his inner calm traveling through US airports.

And you should've stopped to pitch fixed gear riding as tenant of Buddhism instead of showboating .
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Originally Posted by a b seize View Post
It happened today. The Dalai Lama's nephew owns a tibetan restaurant here in bloomington, so he visits here sometimes and gives some speeches.

I'm riding home from class and trackstanding in a line of cars waiting to get through a stop sign, and around the corner walks the Dalai Lama with his entourage. It was so much better than trackstanding in front of a group of gewd lookin' ladiez.

I'm pretty positive he didn't see me.
The fact that you are here on bf and you and everyone else is commenting is sign enough that he was impressed just as much as you are.
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The fact that you are here on bf and you and everyone else is commenting is sign enough that he was impressed just as much as you are.
you just blew my mind
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Old 10-24-07, 06:09 PM
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when i saw him today i forgot to mention that i was eating a soft pretzel.
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Man, meeting the Dalai Lama would be rad. Just saying.
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What the hell is the dalai lama's nephew doing in bloomington/at IU??
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has anyone seen kundun? not a bad film, good music, too (philip glass).
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Originally Posted by Eric Hanus View Post
today when i was going to class i saw his entourage, i was listening to Iron Maiden's song "The Number of the Beast". It is pretty much the same thing.

i wonder if he sensed me and the maiden.

sick skills alex
number of the beast, rock on hombre!
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Originally Posted by 12XU View Post
What the hell is the dalai lama's nephew doing in bloomington/at IU??
good question, i do enjoy his restaurant (snow lion) though. apparently it is packed whenever the dalai lama is in town. i was at a coffee shop across the street today and saw at least 10 members of his entourage (i really don't know what else to call them, is there a name for the group that goes with him everywhere?) go into the restaurant.
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Old 10-24-07, 07:53 PM
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is it tibetan food? i went to a tibetan buffet in salt lake city that was awesome.
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One time, I saw the herbal doctor the Dalai Lama visits every time he's in San Diego.

On my visit, he touched my palm for a few seconds, looked at my eyes a few more, and says 'you have a sinus infection and bad heartburn.' I did. I'm a believer.

The herbs he prescribed tasted like goat poo mixed with coffee grounds. The heartburn went away pretty quickly.
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Originally Posted by a b seize View Post
I'm pretty positive he didn't see me.
I saw you and was suitably impressed, I just had a lot of things on my mind. Don't worry about it dood, it was good.
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if, really, you're at one with everything....then you are speaking for the dalai lama, regardless of whether this is really the dalai lama posting or not.
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Like Woody Allen, I am at two with nature.
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entourage = groupies
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I saw you and was suitably impressed, I just had a lot of things on my mind. Don't worry about it dood, it was good.
Yo! Long time no see, welcome to bikeforums! Shoot a PM to one of the moderators if you want access to the Deity and holy persons sub-forum.
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Yo! Long time no see, welcome to bikeforums! Shoot a PM to one of the moderators if you want access to the Deity and holy persons sub-forum.
You should know better than that Jesus, that's not how I roll....
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Whoa! You two again? What sort of reunion are we having here, now, guys?
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