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  Posted on Sep.11.2009 @ 10:04PM EDT by chontri
Once the brahmin Janussoni approached the Buddha... and spoke to him thus:

"It is said, Master Gotama, 'Nibbana is directly visible.' In what way, Master
Gotama, is Nibbana... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENT BTW SELF ESTEEM AND THE EGO
vertical line Posted on Dec.11.2007 @ 02:56PM EDT by boopoom

self esteem ="there is no need to be needed"
The ego       ="compeating and winning are the solution"

 Balancing those two is the key to human servival.....  
 but if it 's not balance,  frastration or feelings jealousy ,anger ,ect...is the result

love,
boopoom


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vertical line what do you mean by survival?
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Dec.12.2007
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vertical line Needing to be needed is related to loneliness and is an obstacle to freedom. Neediness is simply neediness - a need that will never be satisfied. When I no longer need to be needed and stop wanting to be wanted, I realise aloneness and see Love.

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Dec.12.2007
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vertical line how can there be obstacles to freedom? if freedom exists, it exists...
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Reply from Lynnoh
Dec.12.2007
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vertical line when the grandson gets squirrelly... I tell him to take out his patience out of his pocket and to put it on...hahahaha  ...but often he says to this, "I can't grandma..I gave it away.." what can one say to such generousity...hmmmm
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