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Re: lobha: living in petaland

What I heard is if you get into meditation and you can develop your mind to see the past and future as well as beings from other words, mostly your dead
Dhanawansa U. Hewage
8:11 AM
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Re: lobha: living in petaland

Dear Rajeev, Thank you very much for the link. There is so much that is a cover-up, spun for one reason or another, you just don’t know what to believe.
Bill
3:37 AM
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Re: Yogacara School

Hello Yick KH, all Interesting post. I find myself in agreement with the first three paragraphs, then uncertain. Did Yogacara say that everything is
emz4585
3:34 PM
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Re: pick and choose

Hello Rale, all ... I don't find consistency. A good example is "The Psychology of Nibbana," where Rune Johansson systematically goes through the suttas
emz4585
3:34 PM
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bhikkuni rules

Perhaps we all know the story of how Mahapajapati Gotami, his aunt who raised him, asked the Buddha, three times, to ordain her, and he refused -- to ordain
emz4585
3:30 PM
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Re: lobha: living in petaland

Kindly see the you tube video https://youtu.be/ZBJ6oBENENo By Arudhati Roy on Ambedkar and Gandhi. It will be interesting to watch this well researched
rajeevkam_rly@...
Feb 12
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Yogacara School

YOGACARA SCHOOL 唯识宗 or 法相宗 The Yogacara or Mind Only School of the Mahayana Tradition was founded way back 1,500 years in India by 2 brothers
yickkenghang
Feb 11
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Re: not my views on consciousness / awareness, part 2

Dear Stephen et al, "It's not 'first person' either, for while it's the case one must know, existentially comprehend, for them self, without guidance (the
BillZ
Feb 11
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Re: not my views on consciousness / awareness, part 2

Dear Stephen et al, We appear to have a different approach to study especially with regards to "originals". When I am studying I feel the importance is to
    BillZ
    Feb 11
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    Re: pick and choose

    On Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:01:49 -0800 ... Consistency may not "work for you" but it is what you should seek. Acceptance must be based on understanding. ... But by
    David Raleigh Arnold
    Feb 10
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    pick and choose

    The various Nikayas, the suttas, are not sacred inerrant scriptures: they are not the infallible word of god. We shouldnÆt adopt a Biblical or Koranic method
    emz4585
    Feb 10
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    Re: not my views on consciousness / awareness, part 2

    Hello Bill, all ... study ... He's easy to read, so that's good advice. Now, having read him, let's critically examine his positions. Are they correct? So we
    emz4585
    Feb 10
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    Re: The Mind

    Hello Yick KH, all In think this is outstanding account of what most Buddhism is in the West, and the practice of vipassana. (Perhaps elsewhere as well, I can
    emz4585
    Feb 10
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    Re: lobha: living in petaland

    Thanks!! Metta, kuldip On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 12:43 PM, 'BillZ' billz@... [Triplegem] < ... -- Kuldip Thanks!! Metta, kuldip On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at
    Kuldip Kumar
    Feb 10
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    Re: not my views on consciousness / awareness, part 2

    Dear Stephen, Whilst this book does look interesting I am confused. If you wish to study Buddhadasa why not choose to study Buddhadasa. Here is the page
    BillZ
    Feb 9
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