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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: MASTERS, NON-MASTERS, STUDENT, NON STUDENTS AND DEMONS.
vertical line Posted on Dec.27.2007 @ 09:12AM EDT by stephen

Masters, non-masters, student, non students and demons.

 

Alan’s Web site is many things. All messages are equal in the eyes of the electrons. The HTML has no preferences. Words are empty vessels of noises we make to try and communicate. Compassion should be in the mind of the listener. We all would like to end all the suffering. The equation is complicated or very simple. MU


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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.27.2007
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vertical line equations demand conditions of balance
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Reply from Snibbler
Dec.27.2007
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vertical line Roeyh! Demons listed last?? My master will be most displeased!
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Dec.27.2007
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vertical line yeah whats that deal stephen. haha.
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Reply from stephen
Dec.28.2007
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Letting the mind wander opens the house to "demons," that is, hallucinations and harm. Thus, Zen practitioners are taught that, while in meditation, "Encountering demons, kill the demons, encountering Buddhas, kill the Buddhas." Both demons and Buddhas are mind-made, Mind-Only.

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Reply from Lynnoh
Jan.02.2008
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Letting the mind wander opens the house to "demons," that is, hallucinations and harm. Thus, Zen practitioners are taught that, while in meditation, "Encountering demons, kill the demons, encountering Buddhas, kill the Buddhas." Both demons and Buddhas are mind-made, Mind-Only.

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barely seen, came and went...how did you know?

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Reply from ______
Jan.02.2008
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vertical line He's bored, he won't answer, spare us his boredom.
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Jan.02.2008
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Quote: "He's bored, he won't answer, spare us his boredom. "
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Does Boredom Make You Anxious?

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Jan.03.2008
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vertical line Ask chontri or, um, the other ones about your boredom and your anxiety and what they think it could mean.
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Jan.03.2008
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vertical line I like being bored here.
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Jan.03.2008
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vertical line It's hectic I don't like. So I slow down in the boredom to slow down the fast paced fear.
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Jan.03.2008
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vertical line And I thought boredom is all about dissatisfaction, ennui, frustration and restlessness - the kinds of states brought on by denying fear. Shows how little I think I know, eh?
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vertical line One potato two potato three potato four . . . . .umm....er...yes boredom is the opposite of mindfulness.
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vertical line Bored? No. I gotta go. Stay with the boredom and learn something.
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