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vertical line Posted on Jan.16.2009 @ 10:01AM EDT by shayne

siddhartha was a enlightened being whos dharma was transmitted through direct observation rather then some mystical force.

a man of great mind.

meditation - practice that concentrates and clarifies the mind .

prajna - wisdom of true mind .

ekaggata - one-pointedness (of mind) concentration.


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Jan.19.2009
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vertical line Dharma - element of existence; ultimate nature, reality, truth, existence; sacred law; duty; righteousness; the moral law.
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Quote: "Dharma - element of existence; ultimate nature, reality, truth, existence; sacred law; duty; righteousness; the moral law.
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the question is asked.

where does the dharma come from?

from each of us.

HA!

the direct realization of this is paramount.

it is no mystical force outside ourselves.

it is direct observation.

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