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vertical line Posted on Feb.09.2014 @ 12:19AM EDT by cinchona
One word to cure all suffering

LOVE
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Reply from so_teh
Feb.09.2014
12:38AM EDT 
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vertical line Yes. But I am suffering emptiness. Love doesn't cure that. I hope you understand.
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Reply from cinchona
Feb.09.2014
12:43AM EDT 
vertical line How does emptiness feel?
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Reply from so_teh
Feb.09.2014
12:47AM EDT 
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vertical line Empty. But it is kind of nice not painful as you might think.
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Reply from cinchona
Feb.09.2014
12:53AM EDT 
vertical line Then why are you suffering?
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Reply from so_teh
Feb.09.2014
01:13AM EDT 
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vertical line I want to try to explain it but it's difficult. I'll give it a shot.

Suffering emptiness does nothing to harm you or the other. But to consider suffering in form, these are the sufferings the plague us. And our usual tendency is to take form as emptiness. For me, emptiness hit so deep that I now know emptiness by itself and form by itself. And emptiness is the suffering that truly is bringing enlightenment. Why I am suffering emptiness is because... and I can't explain to you further. But I know emptiness doesn't harm.
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Reply from so_teh
Feb.09.2014
01:28AM EDT 
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vertical line Love is something else. I just don't know what it is. Emptiness is something else. I don't know what it is, either. But for me personally, I get a better response, in myself, with emptiness. So if it is love for you, lovely! If it is emptiness for me, great! It's all good. :D
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Reply from cinchona
Feb.09.2014
03:17AM EDT 
vertical line I used to try to differentiate between such words but now i just see them as words. Ever since i gave up such dualism and returned to the basic principles of kindness and compassion i feel a kind of love growing in me that extends to all things and draws power from circumstance rather than intellect, and it feels pain and suffering we all do and also nice and serene at times.
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Reply from cinchona
Feb.09.2014
03:22AM EDT 
vertical line There is no magic to it.
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Feb.09.2014
09:13PM EDT 
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vertical line I believe the majority of people understand love. I don't think I do. I feel good about that.
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Reply from cinchona
Feb.10.2014
05:23AM EDT 
vertical line No one understands love but we all sense it, like all of our feelings they are senses.
Can we really understand them as something other than what they are?
The difficult thing is to realise what they are, and noone can tell you that.

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Reply from cinchona
Feb.10.2014
05:55AM EDT 
vertical line Has there ever walked a man who has not felt?
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Feb.10.2014
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vertical line Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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