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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: ELIGHTENMENT IS FREEDOM FROM THE EGO.
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Enlightenment is Freedom from the Ego. It is not Freedom for the Ego.

Is Enlightenment Permanent?

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Reply from leoj99
Dec.23.2012
02:54AM EDT 
vertical line And what is the Ego. The Ego is the one that is full of thoughts.
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Reply from leoj99
Dec.23.2012
03:07AM EDT 
vertical line No thought has power by itself. All thoughts are equal in weightlessness. A thought cannot think itself. No thoughts is self employed. A thought cannot survice without contact with you with your beliefs.  The mind is not sentient. Sentient means it is not source of the existence. Mind does not have will. Mind has no light by its own. Mind has no power. Mind only has the power of belief.

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Reply from Riverstone
Dec.29.2012
02:55AM EDT 
vertical line You may as well say flight is freedom from the earth and it's gravity. Yet if there were no earth and no gravity there would be no flight.
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Reply from Woodsman
Dec.29.2012
10:18AM EDT 
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vertical line sweet unseen baby resting in mother's womb reaches inside what is unknown to us, as we wait to see outside 9 months later
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