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  Posted on Aug.15.2009 @ 09:32AM EDT by chontri

Sakuladayi the Wanderer asked the Buddha:
-What is the past and what is the future?
The Buddha answered:
-Let the past be and forget the future. I will teach you that... continue...

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vertical line Posted on Oct.16.2012 @ 11:09AM EDT by *CSEe*
I cant find any reason to differenciate a person as " Buddhist' to another person ...or a human "Buddhist' to any livings or even non-livings ..........
so who is "Buddhist"?
Thks
CSEe

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vertical line Quote: "I cant find any reason to differenciate a person as " Buddhist' to another person ...or a human "Buddhist' to any livings or even non-livings ..........
so who is "Buddhist"?
Thks
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"Estimates of Buddhists worldwide vary significantly depending on the way Buddhist adherence is defined."

If you see a big block of wood, it is just a big block of wood. If you sit on it, then it's a chair. Is there a reason to differentiate between "block of wood" and "chair"?

Only if someone needs a place to sit.
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Quote: "Quote: "I cant find any reason to differenciate a person as " Buddhist' to another person ...or a human "Buddhist' to any livings or even non-livings ..........
so who is "Buddhist"?
Thks
CSEe

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"Estimates of Buddhists worldwide vary significantly depending on the way Buddhist adherence is defined."

If you see a big block of wood, it is just a big block of wood. If you sit on it, then it's a chair. Is there a reason to differentiate between "block of wood" and "chair"?

Only if someone needs a place to sit.
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So are you the wood or the chair or the desire to sit ?

Thks

CSEe
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Quote: "Quote: "I cant find any reason to differenciate a person as " Buddhist' to another person ...or a human "Buddhist' to any livings or even non-livings ..........
so who is "Buddhist"?
Thks
CSEe

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"Estimates of Buddhists worldwide vary significantly depending on the way Buddhist adherence is defined."

If you see a big block of wood, it is just a big block of wood. If you sit on it, then it's a chair. Is there a reason to differentiate between "block of wood" and "chair"?

Only if someone needs a place to sit.
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So are you the wood or the chair or the desire to sit ?

Thks

CSEe
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No. I'm a guy typing some stuff on Zen Guide. :-)
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Quote: "Quote: "I cant find any reason to differenciate a person as " Buddhist' to another person ...or a human "Buddhist' to any livings or even non-livings ..........
so who is "Buddhist"?
Thks
CSEe

"

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"Estimates of Buddhists worldwide vary significantly depending on the way Buddhist adherence is defined."

If you see a big block of wood, it is just a big block of wood. If you sit on it, then it's a chair. Is there a reason to differentiate between "block of wood" and "chair"?

Only if someone needs a place to sit.
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So are you the wood or the chair or the desire to sit ?

Thks

CSEe
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No. I'm a guy typing some stuff on Zen Guide. :-)

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No. I'm a guy typing some stuff on Zen Guide. :-)

In Buddhism , I am the desire to sit and the desire for typing....................which is same as the chair or the wood....the polluted energy in display .

Thks

CSEe
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Quote: "Quote: "I cant find any reason to differenciate a person as " Buddhist' to another person ...or a human "Buddhist' to any livings or even non-livings ..........
so who is "Buddhist"?
Thks
CSEe

"

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"Estimates of Buddhists worldwide vary significantly depending on the way Buddhist adherence is defined."

If you see a big block of wood, it is just a big block of wood. If you sit on it, then it's a chair. Is there a reason to differentiate between "block of wood" and "chair"?

Only if someone needs a place to sit.
"

So are you the wood or the chair or the desire to sit ?

Thks

CSEe
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No. I'm a guy typing some stuff on Zen Guide. :-)

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No. I'm a guy typing some stuff on Zen Guide. :-)

In Buddhism , I am the desire to sit and the desire for typing....................which is same as the chair or the wood....the polluted energy in display .

Thks

CSEe
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Go drink some tea. It doesn't know anything about your Buddhism, it doesn't confuse itself with desire for this or that, and it doesn't think it's the same or different from chairs, wood, or polluted energy. It's just drinking tea.
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Dear Esoteric , you said "Go drink some tea. It doesn't know anything about your Buddhism, it doesn't confuse itself with desire for this or that, and it doesn't think it's the same or different from chairs, wood, or polluted energy. It's just drinking tea." Un-quote

Thanks for your advice , indeed I am very thirsty NOW ......but I was thirsty before and perhaps will thirsty again and again ..........so perhaps you need to advice me again and again my friend..........same as life ,I will always continue to re-born again and again ...if I just like what you descripe ..." it's just drinking tea".......

Buddhism is AWAKENING from " just drinking tea"........but explore why we have desire to drink , our knowledge of tea , the reason , the emotions etc

Buddhism is a PROCESS leading me FREE from thirsty , free from desire to drink tea , free from knowledge of tea ... free from emotion of drinking ...free from believing myself ....free from the will to exist .......free from my existance .....so you do not need to advice me again my friend ....but for now since I am still full of polluted energy , thanks for the advice .

Thks

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vertical line I had heard "polluted air" but not heard "polluted energy".
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vertical line I just scrub-cleaned that guy's potentially limitless toxic-waste emission, risk-free and green.
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vertical line If you say you are Buddhist then I believe you.
What else is there to say about this??
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vertical line Renewable waste?

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vertical line Waste Warrior - breath of fresh air.
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vertical line Who Is Buddhist?

Who is,
To do no evil;
To cultivate good;
To purify one's mind:

the others answer, just pictures of (atta) ego.
many years, still be fond of playing around?

coeda.
son of the LIVING TRUTH (THE WAY, THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE)
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