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  Posted on Aug.01.2009 @ 09:07PM EDT by chontri

Not to be reached by traveling is the end of the world,
Yet there is no release from sorrow
Unless you reach the end of the world.

The one who is wise and lives... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: THE EXPLORATION OF EMPTINESS.
vertical line Posted on Dec.27.2007 @ 09:44AM EDT by stephen

The exploration of emptiness.

For the last two years I have been investigating the land of emptiness. Not the lack of everything but a place called emptiness. It goes like this. The reality of the universe changes every nanosecond. Mass that was energy become mass and energy that was mass become energy. The screen is refreshed and nothing remains the same. Ghost of passed screens are seen on the periphery but have no importance. So there is nothing to be attached to, deluded by or angry about. Emptiness meditation involves visualizing space with no matter in an expanding universe and a contemplation and acceptation of all possibilities. You want to find yourself in the moment which has no permanence.   


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Dec.27.2007
10:07AM EDT 
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vertical line sounds kinda lonely
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Reply from kelvintan
Dec.27.2007
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Simply Thoughts Emptying. Practise Having Experience No

'Me" and "Mine" from every thought that arises in consciousness

Still working on it

With Metta

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Dec.27.2007
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vertical line wow, I'm never away from you guys am I.... shadows in the side veiw...loneliness.. mine..
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Dec.27.2007
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vertical line but this term emptiness... where is it? even the space between is filled with waves and light and shadows and changing "stuff?" movement..so where is this emptiness you have been exploring...?
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Dec.27.2007
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In your minds eye you see a X,Y,Z ordinate system. In the center (0,0,0) is a black hole. Every nanosecond the hole explodes producing emptiness at the speed of light in 360 degrees. The screen is cleared. 

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Dec.27.2007
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Surpassed The Exploration.Progress Halted. Endangering None

other than the Practitioner.

With Metta

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Dec.27.2007
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vertical line My pants, are not "my emptied", of filled for that matter.

Too late, for a writing class, about it. Wait!

Do I have the book! It's on emptinesses! All of 'em. All in 'em.
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Dec.27.2007
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vertical line dude.....are you nuts?
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In your minds eye you see a X,Y,Z ordinate system. In the center (0,0,0) is a black hole. Every nanosecond the hole explodes producing emptiness at the speed of light in 360 degrees. The screen is cleared. 

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i quess. haha. whatever.

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Quote: "My pants, are not "my emptied", of filled for that matter.

Too late, for a writing class, about it. Wait!

Do I have the book! It's on emptinesses! All of 'em. All in 'em.
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anyway....john...when did you officially go nuts? haha.

you seriously dont make no sense.

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Dec.28.2007
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vertical line Yeah, come an. Give us a real lecture on emptiness! John?... Jooohn!... Hmmm...
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Dec.28.2007
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vertical line Emptiness is not a word you just can't do without, but it is the first word to go as an example of a meaningless doctrine of nihilism.
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Dec.28.2007
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vertical line Fill me up, with what can't be done, as emptiness.
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Quote: "Emptiness is not a word you just can't do without, but it is the first word to go as an example of a meaningless doctrine of nihilism.
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The Buddhist notion of emptiness is often misunderstood as nihilism. Unfortunately, 19* century Western philosophy has contributed much to this misconstruction. Meanwhile Western scholars have acquired enough knowledge about Buddhism to realize that this view is far from accurate. The only thing that nihilism and the teaching of emptiness can be said to have in common is a skeptical outset. While nihilism concludes that reality is unknowable, that nothing exists, that nothing meaningful can be communicated about the world, the Buddhist notion of emptiness arrives at just the opposite, namely that ultimate reality is knowable, that there is a clear-cut ontological basis for phenomena, and that we can communicate and derive useful knowledge from it about the world. Emptiness (sunyata) must not be confused with nothingness. Emptiness is not non-existence and it is not non-reality.

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Dec.28.2007
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vertical line There is no need, to put emptiness on any side, and self on any other. Those attributes that we think are us, become worn away, until we receive continually what can only be attributed to as a unified being, unifying all as in being all. I am not running for books to describe it, shouldn't have to, it goes beyond the conceptual of time and spacial causality, but uses every common mistaken rejection, as being with it, as an opportunity to establish consciousness to the least desired aspects while still containing acceptance.
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Quote: "There is no need, to put emptiness on any side, and self on any other. Those attributes that we think are us, become worn away, until we receive continually what can only be attributed to as a unified being, unifying all as in being all. I am not running for books to describe it, shouldn't have to, it goes beyond the conceptual of time and spacial causality, but uses every common mistaken rejection, as being with it, as an opportunity to establish consciousness to the least desired aspects while still containing acceptance. "

huh? say what? do YOU know what your talking about. I am just a simple man
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Dec.28.2007
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vertical line You can say "that" again shaynee. I'll let you.

Tongue against upper incisors, "Th...."
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Dec.28.2007
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vertical line alrighty then.
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Quote: "close "
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close my ass

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Dec.28.2007
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vertical line and pray... Heavenly Father, um, give shaynee a peace that lasts. 
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Dec.28.2007
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Quote: "and pray... Heavenly Father, um, give shaynee a peace that lasts.  "
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pray to what? goofass.

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Dec.28.2007
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vertical line uh huh
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Dec.28.2007
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uh huh my ass.

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Dec.28.2007
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vertical line ok, you can stop. Hey, look at the snow! Holy Snowlie!
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Dec.29.2007
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vertical line I meant stop praying, not posting. Same thing. So I can see why U cornfused IT.
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Dec.29.2007
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vertical line U cornfused IT.

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Quote: "U cornfused IT.

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i didnt cofuse shit their goofass.

SO......what are you can babble about next?

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Dec.30.2007
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vertical line con-fus-aged, anything after 45
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vertical line See, shaynee doesn't know to respond. Told ya.
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Dec.30.2007
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vertical line Yeah, times triple, minus the divergent! (gofass? lol)
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Dec.31.2007
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vertical line Whats wrong with this place, hey, Woodsie! They`re serving tea over at the other tread.
 And there is this real downer place here filled with death and shit. And here you two
little cunts keep on bickering on f*cking new years eve??! Happy new year dimwits!:)
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Dec.31.2007
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Quote: "Whats wrong with this place, hey, Woodsie! They`re serving tea over at the other tread.
 And there is this real downer place here filled with death and shit. And here you two
little cunts keep on bickering on f*cking new years eve??! Happy new year dimwits!:)
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hahaha......so?

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Quote: "Whats wrong with this place, hey, Woodsie! They`re serving tea over at the other tread.
 And there is this real downer place here filled with death and shit. And here you two
little cunts keep on bickering on f*cking new years eve??! Happy new year dimwits!:)
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hahaha......so?

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so,
sip sssssiiiiiipppppppp!!!!  sssssSSSiiiIIIIppPPPPPppPppPPPPPpppp!!!
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Dec.31.2007
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Jan.01.2008
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vertical line What's so funny? You want me to think you're drinkin' when you're thinkin like that occasional visitors party who are here all the time 'cos they do or don't like being ridiculed? I don't thinky so.
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Jan.01.2008
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vertical line Oh, I thought he was laughing with me. Ask his smile.
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Jan.01.2008
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vertical line Oh and to the guy who thinks he is "investigating the land of emptiness these, last two years"? What he's been doing is thinking and thinking and thinking about a concept he likes to call emptiness, so he can plan and plan. That's all. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Jan.01.2008
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vertical line tELL uS mORE'
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Jan.01.2008
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vertical line Why? What for? What do you want to be told more about?
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Jan.01.2008
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vertical line i DON'T KNOW, I'M SIPPING TEA AGAIN, MY LIPS ARE TOO WET TO TALK
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Jan.01.2008
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