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vertical line Posted on Feb.17.2013 @ 05:57PM EDT by leoj99
The Rain by Julio Robles:

"Every single thought is like a drop of rain, the stronger the rain, the less visibility for your mind, only when the rain stops the mind can see everything clear and far. "


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Reply from leoj99
Feb.17.2013
06:13PM EDT 
vertical line The Rain
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Reply from frozenaomi
Feb.17.2013
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vertical line What, specifically, constitutes a thought?  I fear I could not find a definition on Julio's page.
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Reply from football
Feb.17.2013
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The "pure mind" don`t born, is always there. We have all we need to survive this world. Julio Robles
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Reply from leoj99
Feb.17.2013
07:21PM EDT 
vertical line You mean you don't know what a thought is. You have been thinking all your life and you don't know what a thought is...lol
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Reply from frozenaomi
Feb.17.2013
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vertical line Well, thoughts can mean many things.  But you seem to know a lot more about thoughts than I do, so I was hoping you could help me to recognize them.  
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Reply from *CSEe*
Feb.17.2013
08:29PM EDT 
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YES , if you are focusing ON the rain FOR THE RAIN , NOT your reason for your thought of the the rain.......

If our thought is to gain knowledge , to find answer to fit our own question , to question to fit in our desire to know , to know just to fit in our ego to gain knowledge ...YES there are trillions thing to think about ...we will confuse by our ownselves ,

IF We MUST think how nature works , how things happen around us , to understand others lifelihood , others nature for the purpose to gain more knowledge ............just like if we spend our whole life trying to find out our neighbor affair, their family problems , their life.....this will influence our own life because we will be " living in their life" ......  the more we think on others ...the more the burden to understand others .......and we will create more " self" ,,,as our self increased , the burden on " self" increased ............................

Buddhism is to me a PROCESS to understand OWNSELVE ...learn from others to discover ownselves NOT to gain knowledge or even to keep that knowledge to create more self .....................Buddhism is a PROCESS to learn to discover ourselves leading to freedom of the self NOT to further increased it.............

So if our thought is purely focusing on "LEARNING" without any intention to "TEACH" or to "GAIN" something for keep............we will be "less burden" on ourselves...........

So if we debate just to learn from others NOT to teach others ...we will NEVER have any thing to lose but always gaining in the process of learning for freedom of ownselves.......................

Thks

CSEe

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Reply from leoj99
Feb.17.2013
10:32PM EDT 
vertical line Well if  you think.. you have thoughts thats it... any kind of thoughts.. those are all thoughts.. what is in your mind...
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Reply from esoteric
Feb.18.2013
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vertical line Quote: "Well if  you think.. you have thoughts thats it... any kind of thoughts.. those are all thoughts.. what is in your mind... "
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Mind full of "stop thinking" thoughts.
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Feb.18.2013
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Quote: "Well if  you think.. you have thoughts thats it... any kind of thoughts.. those are all thoughts.. what is in your mind... "
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POLLUTANT................is always pollutant that causes my thoughts , causes me to think , make me believe of my thought.................self realization is NOT resulted by thought , wish or desire ..........

all in in my mind is pollutant , my friend ..............

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CSEe

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Reply from boymonk
Feb.18.2013
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vertical line The mind is like snowflakes. Cold and wet.
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