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vertical line Posted on Sep.01.2013 @ 01:47PM EDT by football

I had to start somewhere.

What is somethingness?


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Reply from Avisitor
Sep.01.2013
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vertical line Dog has no Buddha Nature!!

Rocks and trees do not suffer.
They have Buddha Nature.

It is "suchness".
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Sep.01.2013
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vertical line Sexual Form
Physical Form
Mental Form
Energetic Form
Consciousness Form
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Sep.01.2013
06:03PM EDT 
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vertical line What is nothingness?

Sexual Emptiness
Physical Emptiness
Mental Emptiness
Energetic Emptiness
Consciousness Emptiness
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Sep.01.2013
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vertical line Sexual Form/Sexual Emptiness

Physical Form/Physical Emptiness

Mental Form/Mental Emptiness

Energetic Form/Energetic Emptiness

Consciousness Form/Consciousness Emptiness

Original Form/Original Emptiness

This Light In Oneself


I assume most people know the one side of somethingness.
I assume some people realize the other side of nothingness.
Perhaps when both sides come together this light in oneself illumines.
Therefore, what is and what is life is the eternal mystery.
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Reply from so_teh
Sep.01.2013
10:13PM EDT 
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vertical line Even so, philosophical talk is cheap.

You know why...because while I was thinking of this I only caught 5 minutes of the sunset. :/
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Reply from *CSEe*
Sep.01.2013
10:32PM EDT 
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You said "I had to start somewhere."

You " had to" thats is your desire , your emotions...that is Yourself and is somethingness .........and " somewhere" is your knowledge , is somethingness that resulted from your knowledge ...........so both is somethingness . One is yourself that caused your existence and the other one "somewhere" is caused by your attachment on human culture / knowledge .

So "What is somethingness?"

Somethingness is always YOURSELF .

Thks

CSEe

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Sep.02.2013
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Sep.02.2013
09:47AM EDT 
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In my current understanding of Buddhism , Yes . even the grass , the pail , the soil is originally Buddha and is Buddha .....................

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Sep.02.2013
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vertical line We include every mark of perception until the denial of unity ends.
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Sep.02.2013
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Quote: "In my current understanding of Buddhism , Yes . even the grass , the pail , the soil is originally Buddha and is Buddha ....................."
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Can't you forget the buddha for a moment?

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Sep.02.2013
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vertical line Quote: "We include every mark of perception until the denial of unity ends.

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Good to see you again John.
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Sep.03.2013
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vertical line Hi, I'm here to do my best, so I've changed my way of being to include honesty and careful responses to each post. Life is such a dynamic gift, to be open to every moment even in silence we can listen with value.
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Reply from so_teh
Sep.03.2013
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vertical line Sounds great. I'll also do my best to make clear responses and contribute to the board mindfully.
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Sep.03.2013
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Quote: "In my current understanding of Buddhism , Yes . even the grass , the pail , the soil is originally Buddha and is Buddha ....................."
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Can't you forget the buddha for a moment?

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Quote: "In my current understanding of Buddhism , Yes . even the grass , the pail , the soil is originally Buddha and is Buddha ....................."
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Can't you forget the buddha for a moment?

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How can I forget if Buddha is something for me to remember ? Buddha is beyond knowledge and is in condition I in now , Buddhism is a process I am in now , not by my choice or practices ...It is natural . Buddha is not something out of desire or emotion or beliefs ...is not just knowledge , is beyond knowledge ..is realization of yourself , is YOU .

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Quote: "In my current understanding of Buddhism , Yes . even the grass , the pail , the soil is originally Buddha and is Buddha ....................."
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Can't you forget the buddha for a moment?

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How can I forget if Buddha is NOT  something for me to remember ? Buddha is beyond knowledge and is in condition I in now , Buddhism is a process I am in now , not by my choice or practices ...It is natural . Buddha is not something out of desire or emotion or beliefs ...is not just knowledge , is beyond knowledge ..is realization of yourself , is YOU .

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Reply from Woodsman
Sep.04.2013
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vertical line woof woof woof
buddy now as then
want no other world
as is zen
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