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17323Re: Compassion

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  • medit8ionsociety
    Jul 4, 2010
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      I just want to remind our members that there is
      much more of this enlightening wisdom available here:
      http://www.the-covenant.net/
      Enjoy!

      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, sandeep chatterjee <sandeep1960@...> wrote:
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      > U.G. Krishnamurti: That is your projection; they are callous, indifferent,
      > unconcerned. 'Compassion' is one of the gimmicks of the 'holy business', sales
      > talk. Do you think this individual is conscious that he is full of compassion?
      > If he is, it is not compassion.
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      > UG would not have know compassion even if it reared up and bit his natural ass.
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      > The typical connotation of the term "compassion" is someone being
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      > compassionate( in whatever manner) to someone who needs to be compassionated.
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      > Whether the natural state or the unnatural state(there being really no such
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      > ..there are no entities involved ........where...... as a nuance of existing....
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      > ..... the flavour is of compassion, empathy, enmity or indifference.
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      > That is to say............it is not that when some esoteric exalted state of
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      > sagacity has  happened...... only after that event.........there is no
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      > entity involved, there is no separation involved.
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      > Non-entitification, non-separation, is the case, whether in the particular
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      > ... a sage (as held by the audience to be a sage) speaks to a seeker....
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      > .....or two warring nations threaten to obliterate the other .....in the name
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      > Whether it is seen to be acts of compassion or genocide......
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      > .....it is always the Duet of One.
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      > In this Duet of One.........compassion or empathy...........is akin the rushing
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      > of the hand to cup the bleeding toe and ease the pain, when the toe got
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      > The compassionate hand does not see itself separate to the bleeding/painful
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      > Nor does it see itself as the same.
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      > The ideation of separation or the ideation of non-separation......
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      > .....both are meaningless, irrelevant in the immediacy of the actioning.
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      > Even the term "immediacy" is misleading for it suggests that there
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      > time........being affected by deliberation, pondering, thinking etc etc.
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      > The deliberation is immediate, the pondering is immediate, the reflection is
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      > immediate and the physical actualization of all these immediate
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      > mentations......into an action or series of actions (if at all).......is also
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      > When there is nothing which is not immediate........the term immediacy becomes
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      > That is why the apperception of Advaita is the immediate primordial mirth at
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      > the concept of both Dvait as well as Advait.
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