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vertical line Posted on Dec.12.2012 @ 04:22AM EDT by QuantumZen
Who is it that is aware? Who is it that is enlightened? If it is a man, then what happens when the man dies knowing there is no death?
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Reply from zbishak
Dec.12.2012
05:15AM EDT 
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when a man is enlightened to his nature

then who or what he thought he was is already dead

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Reply from QuantumZen
Dec.12.2012
08:15AM EDT 
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vertical line What do Buddhas eat?
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Reply from Avisitor
Dec.12.2012
10:21AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "

when a man is enlightened to his nature

then who or what he thought he was is already dead

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You seem to have been enlightened long ago ... haha
Are you dead or are you alive???
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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.12.2012
03:44PM EDT 
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vertical line What is always.
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Reply from zbishak
Dec.12.2012
05:31PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "

when a man is enlightened to his nature

then who or what he thought he was is already dead

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You seem to have been enlightened long ago ... haha
Are you dead or are you alive???
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You seem to have been enlightened long ago ... haha
Are you dead or are you alive???
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simply 'not extinguished'

on the peek in the clear blue sky, there is no one juggling with life, death or being enlightened

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Reply from Avisitor
Dec.12.2012
06:24PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "simply 'not extinguished'

on the peek in the clear blue sky, there is no one juggling with life, death or being enlightened

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That sounds so nice ... but it is .... not ....hahaha
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Reply from zbishak
Dec.12.2012
08:41PM EDT 
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nature is without flaw

for there to be flaw

man has to conceive it

and suffer his creation apart from his nature

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Reply from leoj99
Dec.12.2012
11:05PM EDT 
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when a man is enlightened to his nature

then who or what he thought he was is already dead

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Yes because he is now living life, not what he think he was living in his thoughts.
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Reply from Avisitor
Dec.13.2012
10:43AM EDT 
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nature is without flaw

for there to be flaw

man has to conceive it

and suffer his creation apart from his nature

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Following that logic then nature is also a creation that man suffers from .... hahahaha
You can't run away from yourself
So,how do you free yourself from yourself????
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Reply from Joe Chip
Dec.13.2012
12:07PM EDT 
vertical line Being in solidarity with someone else's pain.
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Reply from zbishak
Dec.13.2012
04:10PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "

nature is without flaw

for there to be flaw

man has to conceive it

and suffer his creation apart from his nature

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Following that logic then nature is also a creation that man suffers from .... hahahaha
You can't run away from yourself
So,how do you free yourself from yourself????
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Following that logic then nature is also a creation that man suffers from .... hahahaha
You can't run away from yourself
So,how do you free yourself from yourself????
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nature was never absent , and cannot be contained in the meagerness of mans thinking.

if mans data base was correct, after 5,000 years of trying to attain a peaceful civilization, we would today not need locks on our doors.

his presumption of what he and nature are vergers on the  comically naive

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Dec.13.2012
08:07PM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "nature was never absent , and cannot be contained in the meagerness of mans thinking.

if mans data base was correct, after 5,000 years of trying to attain a peaceful civilization, we would today not need locks on our doors.

his presumption of what he and nature are vergers on the  comically naive

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That is so nice when you sit so far away and high on your mighty horse .... hahaha
But, the truth of nature is that it was never simple nor ideal for man
Only man's idea of nature was to be suffered by man ... just like your concepts

"When awareness is lacking, you will do much to protect your beliefs"
And so the story goes on .... hahaha
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Reply from so_teh
Dec.13.2012
08:45PM EDT 
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vertical line The One is a your center. Yielding is water where your center is transcended. Be like water.
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Reply from zbishak
Dec.14.2012
01:08AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "nature was never absent , and cannot be contained in the meagerness of mans thinking.

if mans data base was correct, after 5,000 years of trying to attain a peaceful civilization, we would today not need locks on our doors.

his presumption of what he and nature are vergers on the  comically naive

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That is so nice when you sit so far away and high on your mighty horse .... hahaha
But, the truth of nature is that it was never simple nor ideal for man
Only man's idea of nature was to be suffered by man ... just like your concepts

"When awareness is lacking, you will do much to protect your beliefs"
And so the story goes on .... hahaha
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That is so nice when you sit so far away and high on your mighty horse .... hahaha
But, the truth of nature is that it was never simple nor ideal for man
Only man's idea of nature was to be suffered by man ... just like your concepts

"When awareness is lacking, you will do much to protect your beliefs"
And so the story goes on .... hahaha
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whether your concepts or anothers

nature undivided and not fussed

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Reply from Joe Chip
Dec.14.2012
06:09AM EDT 
vertical line Seeing is teleological [kinda], and more brilliant than the sun.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Dec.17.2012
08:18PM EDT 
vertical line Words are like the expression of a living reality - they have to be lived in order to be understood.

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Reply from Riverstone
Dec.17.2012
08:28PM EDT 
vertical line What is interdependent is eternal, only form changes. The recognition of nothingness is not cessation, it is completion. The only thing that dies is the attachment to form.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Dec.17.2012
08:32PM EDT 
vertical line Presence does not pass.

Paradoxically, when attempting to speak truth, one speaks words about truth.
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Reply from football
Dec.17.2012
08:52PM EDT 
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Quote: "What is interdependent is eternal, only form changes. The recognition of nothingness is not cessation, it is completion. The only thing that dies is the attachment to form."
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It's a little complicated.

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Reply from Riverstone
Dec.17.2012
08:57PM EDT 
vertical line Not really, just be kind to your attachments. Even if the attachment is to the concept, that it is complicated. I agree I get attached to my attachments, that is why they are attachments. Being kind to my attachments helps them to loosen.
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Reply from Joe Chip
Dec.17.2012
09:02PM EDT 
vertical line Love me, love my roomy.
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