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  One day the Buddha was asked by the naked ascetic Kassapa:
-Master Gotama, is suffering created by oneself?
The Buddha replied:
-Not so, Kassapa.
-Then, is suffering created by another?
-Not so, Kassapa.
-Then,... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: COMPASSION
vertical line Posted on Mar.23.2009 @ 09:14PM EDT by lightpink
let's talk about compassion 
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Reply from chontri
Mar.23.2009
09:28PM EDT 
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vertical line Mr. Lightpink,
Is talking about compassion compassion?
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Reply from ______
Mar.23.2009
09:32PM EDT 
vertical line Let's stop mucking about.
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Reply from lehish
Mar.23.2009
09:37PM EDT 
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Quote: "Let's stop mucking about. "
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are you mucking about, rustic ?

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Reply from ______
Mar.23.2009
09:43PM EDT 
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Quote: "Let's stop mucking about. "
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are you mucking about, rustic ?

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Are you talking about compassion?
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Reply from lehish
Mar.23.2009
11:00PM EDT 
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vertical line was "Let's stop mucking about." about compassion ?
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Reply from ______
Mar.23.2009
11:14PM EDT 
vertical line "Let's stop mucking about" is compassion.
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Reply from lehish
Mar.23.2009
11:17PM EDT 
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Reply from immortal 1
Mar.24.2009
04:32AM EDT 
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I have looked into the eyes of dying men, wishing them well, but without malice or mercy. 

I felt at those times that we shared a certain understanding of life and death; the shortness of life, the certainty of death.

I could not help them.  Maybe they helped me.  I felt closer to them than anyone.

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Reply from lightpink
Mar.24.2009
09:44AM EDT 
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Mr. Lightpink,
Is talking about compassion compassion?

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so what glory remains?

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Reply from shayne
Mar.24.2009
10:22AM EDT 
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someone have some passion for me. im about to get all my teeth ripped out soon and get dentures.

this sucks.

haha.

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Reply from lightpink
Mar.24.2009
08:12PM EDT 
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Reply from chontri
Mar.24.2009
08:13PM EDT 
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Mr. Lightpink,
Is talking about compassion compassion?

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so what glory remains?

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No related.
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Reply from jasballz
Mar.27.2009
02:55PM EDT 
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vertical line i think that two poems I wrote may be relevant:

a babe looks and new mothers face.
new mother looks at babe's face.
inside mother compassion is born.
Who is the mother and who is the babe?

now,  in Lent I begin or end reflection
upon the birth of the Jesus Christ.
May Mary's womb be full again,
May paltry stable make room again,
May this be done in your heart,
that Christ Jesus of Nazareth
break through from transcendence,
into your heart, devoid of virtue, spiritually poor,
and may you be His mother,

the mother
of Wisdom

and Compassion.

Amen.
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Reply from jasballz
Mar.27.2009
03:39PM EDT 
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vertical line is talking about compassion compassion?

talking "compassion":

-COMPASSION-

i pluck the string within your universal consciousness

words elucidate meaning
and hopefully give birth.

be blessed,
gassho,
jasballz
buddhabuntu developer
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Mar.27.2009
03:40PM EDT 
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I have looked into the eyes of dying men, wishing them well, but without malice or mercy. 

I felt at those times that we shared a certain understanding of life and death; the shortness of life, the certainty of death.

I could not help them.  Maybe they helped me.  I felt closer to them than anyone.

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Maybe you died.

be blessed,
gassho,
jasballz

buddhabuntu
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Reply from nibble
Feb.26.2013
07:37PM EDT 
vertical line Remember years ago being truly afraid for someone being mean to me, truly cared for the person and did not want to see anything bad befall in a cosmic sense from a somewhat superstitious belief of everything we do comes back graciously one way or the other, regardless if I minded or not.
Anyway, guess compassion is understanding. Seeing that everybody hurts and really mostly focused on protecting themselves rather than being mean.
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Reply from *CSEe*
Feb.26.2013
08:43PM EDT 
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In my current understanding , compassion as in Buddhism concept is a condition of being less self ......not resulted by desire or emotions but a reflection of self realization .

Buddhism to me is a process of all being regardless living or non-living and is natural . As in human , Buddhism is a process that will lead into accepting ownselves and ending own existance . Buddhism is a process that involve all experiences , knowing , understanding , discovering own emotions , desire , compassion , love by being awake , by own realization leading to acceptance of ownselves and emptiness .

So as human understand ownselves that is all emotions , desire , love , compassion , anger , hate , ego  etc and as he progress into greater realization , his emotions will be decreased .......his emotion of anger , love , compassion , ego will be decreased and the burden of carrying "himself" also decreased ......he will be in a condition accepting he is no special than other being , he will accept all being is same and equal.....he will accept that all being is in their own process leading to himself , he will accept he is same and equal with any human , any animal , any plant , virus , table , pen , rock , water , dirt etc .........he will accept nothing belong to him nor family , material or even his body .........he will understand no special love for family or even himself , he will see himself in others being , see others as himself................as all is one , and one is emptiness ...

So he will treat others , same emotion as himself regardless their nature ......he will carry same emotion for animal , pen, rock  same and equal as  for his mom ...have same emotion for  the virus that attack his body same and equal with his daughter ..........thats my understanding of "compassion" in Buddhism , not resulted from desire , or culture , or knowledge but is a condition of one acceptance / realization ...........

Thks

CSEe

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Reply from Avisitor
Feb.26.2013
10:14PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Mr. Lightpink,
Is talking about compassion compassion?
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Sorry to interrupt
No, acts of compassion is compassion ... acts of enlightenment is enlightenment
Looking for glory removes any possible chance it is compassion
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Reply from leoj99
Feb.27.2013
01:17AM EDT 
vertical line The compassion of most people is something they possess and they can give it to others. That is egoistic compassion.

When compassion is something that is not your possession but comes as a result of understanding that is true compassion. It is not something you can give.

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Reply from football
Feb.27.2013
07:15AM EDT 
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vertical line lightpink was my first name
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Reply from nibble
Feb.27.2013
08:30AM EDT 
vertical line I know, remember this?;)
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