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11305Re: [dsg] one limb of 8 fold path more important - Anders

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  • Robert Epstein
    Feb 14, 2002
      --- anders_honore <anders.honore@...> wrote:
      > --- In dhammastudygroup@y..., Robert Epstein <epsteinrob@Y...> wrote:
      > >
      > > --- anders_honore <anders.honore@g...> wrote:
      > >
      > > > I am not saying to avoid it. Indeed, I will say that such a
      > > > perception is extremely skilful. But it is perception
      > nonetheless,
      > > > and thus only 'partial emptiness'.
      > >
      > > Well, Anders, we're pretty close on this. But still have a
      > familiar problem with
      > > eliminating samsara in order to have a pure experience of
      > emptiness, nibbana, or
      > > other enlightened qualities. If you say that emptiness is 'full'
      > or 'partial'
      > > depending on whether phenomena arise or not,
      >
      > I am not talking about the seeing of emptiness in dependence on the
      > absence of phenomena or not, but in dependence on the absence of
      > ignorance.

      Anders,
      I don't know if you're still around here, but that is a good distinction. Thanks.

      Robert Ep.



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