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  A wandering monk called Vaccha asked the Buddha if the Buddha would still exsist after death. The Buddha replied:
"Vaccha, the idea that I would exist or not exist after death - such ideas lead to dense jungles and arid deserts, to entanglements... continue...

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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: HOW LONG DOES IT LAST
vertical line Posted on May.11.2017 @ 07:05AM EDT by QuantumZen
Hi all. In the past 5 years I had interesting insights and glimpses of the "void". Yet it lasts a moment, while the afterglow and conclusions (moral, emotional or otherwise) stick with you.

I believe through longer meditation retreats one can attain deeper states of awareness that might be long lasting.

Do you want to share your experience?

Mine can be summarized as: kensho, a couple of "chills down my spine" when walking and feeling infinite compassion for all existence, some induced experiences that were very insightful (like ego dissolution etc.). :) Katsu

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Reply from so_teh
May.11.2017
03:31PM EDT 
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vertical line Each morning I begin to think. I meditate. My actions are my only true belongings for the day. So with my consciousness I enter a new day with the timeless presence of mindfulness. As though I don't know what the next moment is going to bring I encourage myself to see just beyond all three tenses (past, present, future) and begin the effort of the Now.
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Reply from Phil Space
Jun.11.2017
07:15PM EDT 
vertical line You're grrrrrrrreat.
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Reply from so_teh
Jun.23.2017
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vertical line This is it
The moment
The infinite
The now
The magic
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Reply from Enver m.
Jun.24.2017
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vertical line Okay Okay
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