How things work -- Re: [dsg] Re: wisdom and doing
- Hi Ken O.
--- In email@example.com, Ken O <ashkenn2k@...> wrote:
Every time we
> experience nama and rupa, it changes the future nama and rupa.
This is a very good statement.
> there is no some
> other form, all is depend on one's actions, effort, chanda, thinking etc to
> develop insight. Just like one does not become Buddha without labouring for it,
> and keep improving and accomplishing the perfection. It is just hard work to
> develop insight, no free lunch or some other form. Even those who could be
> enlighten in Buddha time, had done a lot of hard work to develop insight for
> many ages.
This is also a good description of Right Effort. Enlightenment doesn't fall from the sky.
> if it does not change, again as I said there is no salvation, it is already
> determine, then why learn Buddhism :-)
Well I would learn it anyway. What else is there to do? :-)
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- Hi Rob E,
--- On Fri, 5/8/11, Robert E <epsteinrob@...> wrote:
>>S: You appreciate the distinction between thinking and concepts and how the reality now, when we think about these issues, is just thinking which can be known as such. Dare I say that we're making good headway in the discussion?
R:>I think that apart from all issues, yes, it is great to have those distinctions and I hope it represents progress in that way. I'm certainly happy to share and learn in that dimension, even while clinging to my terrible belief in "formal meditation." :-)