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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: ON CONFUSION
vertical line Posted on Mar.09.2009 @ 07:36AM EDT by chontri

When a person whose mind in confusion state,
what he/she sees or hears or speaks or does...is in confusion,
but he/she is not aware of this,
and he/she may blame things and others for his/her confusion.

If he/she is aware of this and sees this clearly,
then he/she will be no longer in the confusion;
and no one and nothing can confuses him/her again.


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Mar.09.2009
08:29AM EDT 
vertical line Be a passer-by.
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Reply from rebenelite
Mar.09.2009
08:41AM EDT 
vertical line I am certain I am confused.
I live in illusion which is hell.
When I stop attaching myself to things I feel nothing.
I feel good when bad feelings go.
I feel bad when good feelings go.
why do I tell myself these things?
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Mar.09.2009
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vertical line I don't know why you tell yourself these things. Perhaps for the same reason you ask the question, "Why do I tell myself these things?"
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Mar.09.2009
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vertical line Why do I ask myself quesitons?
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Mar.09.2009
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vertical line I don't know.
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Mar.09.2009
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vertical line Maybe Knowing is Just Knowing, Not Asking.
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Mar.09.2009
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vertical line Knowing is just more thinking
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Mar.09.2009
07:49PM EDT 
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Quote: "Be a passer-by."
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What for to be a passer-by?

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Mar.09.2009
08:58PM EDT 
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Knowing is Thinking and Thoughts Manifest From Intention...

Do you expect to Manifest anything at all If you are in a state of Nonthinking

From a Nonthinking state will Create a More Potent Thinking state to help a Manifestation...

(as I see It)

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Mar.09.2009
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Quote: "Be a passer-by."
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What for to be a passer-by?

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The passer-by is the compassionate wanderer.
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Mar.10.2009
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Quote: "Be a passer-by."
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What for to be a passer-by?

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The passer-by is the compassionate wanderer."
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The passer-by is the compassionate wanderer.
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If about compassion, it's already there.

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Mar.10.2009
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"In the beginning there was desire, which was the first seed of mind; sages, having meditated in their hearts, have discovered by their wisdom the connection of the existent with the non-existent. " -- The Hymn of Creation, The Rig Veda

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vertical line confusion....oh, so that is it
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Mar.10.2009
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"In the beginning there was desire, which was the first seed of mind; sages, having meditated in their hearts, have discovered by their wisdom the connection of the existent with the non-existent. " -- The Hymn of Creation, The Rig Veda

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According to the book you read above, those words about "desire" were from someone in ancient time, right?  What about your own words about your "desire"?

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vertical line Thats Interesting... Disire for me is something which comes from the soul. Recently because of my circumstance I have been looking deeper within in search for my primordial levels. I have discovered this "nothing more to do" state which harbors an Openess that I believe will help manifest my Desires into something concrete. Since Desires are part of the soul, originally they have the capability to Manifest. So none of this "looking deeper" or "discovering states" really exists to me. I'm just left with an empty day with a wealth of time I don't know what to do with! I go about a morning routine and just allow the rest of the day unfold spantaniously. Thats how I fulfill disires...Form an Intention, become sensitive to clues from the universe, pay attention to the chain of connectedness or coinsidences and help create the destiny thats perfect for me. I don't expect much more then that.
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Quote: "Thats Interesting... Disire for me is something which comes from the soul. Recently because of my circumstance I have been looking deeper within in search for my primordial levels. I have discovered this "nothing more to do" state which harbors an Openess that I believe will help manifest my Desires into something concrete. Since Desires are part of the soul, originally they have the capability to Manifest. So none of this "looking deeper" or "discovering states" really exists to me. I'm just left with an empty day with a wealth of time I don't know what to do with! I go about a morning routine and just allow the rest of the day unfold spantaniously. Thats how I fulfill disires...Form an Intention, become sensitive to clues from the universe, pay attention to the chain of connectedness or coinsidences and help create the destiny thats perfect for me. I don't expect much more then that."
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Just live with that for a while and see if anything comes up.

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