One should not imagine oneself to be one with the eye or
independent of it or the owner of it.
The same with ear and all the other senses, including the mind.
Nor should one imagine oneself to be identical with the world or
As pointed out Buddhism comes in many flavors and many isms. I like all ice creams, but only can eat one at a time. As a scholar I also like words but can only use one at a time. Many times I am confused on what flavor I am eating and of what ism my words reflect.
But never fear, I have the Rustics of the world to help me.
My friend, could you tell me what is the difference between a Bodhisattva, Arahant and Aryian and does