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Re: who were you in your past life?

Most of the time, dead people are born in other worlds depending on karma they accumulated. I havn't herd born right away in the human world once they died in
Dhanawansa U. Hewage
11:21 AM
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15734

Re: Sariputta contradicts himself

Hello Nori, all ... However I think the first is very interesting. It is very explicit. It says how bliss, in the view of Sariputta, is void of feeling. He is
emz4585
Apr 24
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15733

the cause of all suffering

ôThe concept of a freely existent I, of an I having existence from its own side, is the very root of all problems, all suffering. In order to escape suffering
emz4585
Apr 24
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15732

who were you in your past life?

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emz4585
Apr 24
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15731

Re: Sariputta contradicts himself

Cont.. Everything that has ever been good to us has been about feeling. What can be good that is not about feeling?
norakat147
Apr 20
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15730

Re: Sariputta contradicts himself

I do not see any association or contradiction between the two suttas. However I think the first is very interesting. It is very explicit. It says how bliss, in
norakat147
Apr 20
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15729

Re: Sariputta contradicts himself

Lord Buddha also had said that I got nothing because of this enlightenment. What is the meaning of that ? On Saturday, April 18, 2015 2:24 PM,
Dhanawansa U. Hewage
Apr 18
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15728

Sariputta contradicts himself

Udayi, after repeatedly hearing, ôbliss is nibbana,ö asks in astonishment ôHow can there be bliss when there is no feeling?ö Sariputta replies that ôThis
emz4585
Apr 18
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15727

the deathless

ôThis is the deathless, namely the liberation of the mind though not clinging.ö ôàthe deathless is not a given, not some ultimate self or True Nature; it
emz4585
Apr 16
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15726

Re: Experience in youth and childhood

1. It is established that happiness follows a U-shaped curve, being highest in childhood, dipping in midlife, and reascending in old age; so perhaps your past
emz4585
Apr 16
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15725

Experience in youth and childhood

MAybe I am just romanticizing the past, but it seems childhood and youth pre-Buddhism was more interesting and enjoyable. Life was not viewed in terms of how
norakat147
Apr 15
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15724

Re: Facing the music

... sensations and does not really have any meaning (Mind is what gives the world meaning.), and it is "boring" - void of any pleasure. This is why we hide in
emz4585
Apr 14
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15723

Facing the music

Reality or the present is full of - pleasant and unpleasant feeling, sensations and does not really have any meaning (Mind is what gives the world meaning.),
norakat147
Apr 14
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15722

true freedom

ôBuddha realized that true freedom lay not in withdrawal from life but in a deeper and more conscious engagement in its processes.ö Mingyur Rinpoche metta,
emz4585
Apr 11
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15721

enlightenment

ôEnlightenment û full enlightenment û is perceiving reality with an open, unfixed mind, even in the most difficult circumstances. ItÆs nothing more than
emz4585
Apr 10
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