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  Ta-mei Fa-chang (752-839) was a Chinese Ch'an master. After he got awakened under
the Great master Ma-tsu Tao-i (709-788), he went to the Ta-mei mountain and resided there.
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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: NON ZEN
vertical line Posted on Feb.28.2007 @ 07:38PM EDT by shayne
can a non buddhist be enlightened?
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Reply from Woodsman
Feb.28.2007
07:48PM EDT 
vertical line Ok.
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Reply from boymonk
Feb.28.2007
08:12PM EDT 
vertical line With a moderate diet and regular exercise, sure!
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Reply from free1500
Feb.28.2007
08:52PM EDT 
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vertical line Be a enlightened buddhist can non?
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Reply from ______
Mar.01.2007
06:03AM EDT 
vertical line wheee...CaNNon! Non! Nonny nonny nonty none! Nontime, nonhere, nonthere, eh son, ok! Nonthanks.
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Reply from ZenTurtle
Mar.01.2007
07:28AM EDT 
vertical line Even the Dalai Lama says that Buddhism is not the only path.

Certainly the wisdom found in all forms of human culture can be transformed into enlightenment. It does not require one formal teaching or another. Enlightenment depends on the person not their education.
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Reply from ______
Mar.01.2007
07:37AM EDT 
vertical line It's the Buddhist canon says non non bonbon.
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Reply from whatzen
Mar.01.2007
10:33AM EDT 
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vertical line They are both traps. All three of them.
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Reply from whatzen
Mar.01.2007
10:38AM EDT 
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vertical line It is all non zense.
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Reply from Yagita
Mar.01.2007
10:49PM EDT 
vertical line We are all enlightened - it’s a simple matter of to what degree.
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Reply from ______
Mar.02.2007
05:36AM EDT 
vertical line Impossible. There are no degrees of life and death.
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Reply from shayne
Mar.02.2007
07:01PM EDT 
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vertical line their is degrees to enlightenment. one fella can appear to be enlightened but has a prejudice against colored people.
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Reply from Woodsman
Mar.02.2007
07:53PM EDT 
vertical line One is all the other. Manwomanchild. Whiteblackgray. Yesnomaybe.
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Reply from ______
Mar.03.2007
05:45AM EDT 
vertical line Oh yes, those degrees of health and fitness. Anyway, I don't know 'enlightenment' cuz appearance is a blind to reality.
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Reply from free1500
Mar.03.2007
06:33AM EDT 
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Quote: "We are all enlightened - it’s a simple matter of to what degree."
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Trumpet blower?

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Reply from Woodsman
Mar.03.2007
07:50AM EDT 
vertical line Enlightenment sings, people either listen, or sing. 
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Reply from ______
Mar.03.2007
09:55AM EDT 
vertical line Bless 'em, bliss 'em...with ands and hands...no senses, no mirage, sweet as a nut, as in the palm.
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Reply from Toshi Yori
Mar.03.2007
04:45PM EDT 
vertical line Count Your Breath The three marks of existence are 'change', 'suffering', and 'no-self'.
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Reply from ______
Mar.04.2007
06:34AM EDT 
vertical line And don't diss 'em. Don't have to be a samurai to use that sword - use it - chop chop chop that king ego down from served to servant size.
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