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  Posted on Aug.17.2009 @ 07:39PM EDT by chontri

O monks, even if you have insight that is pure and clear but you cling to
it, fondle it and treasure it, depend on it and are attached to it, then you
do not understand... continue...

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ON NIRVANA
When he was still a Bodhisattva, the Buddha himself once said about Nirvana in his Jataka:

"When the fire of lust is extinct, that is Nirvana;
When the fire of hatred and infatuation are extinct, that is Nirvana;
When pride, false belief and all other passions and torments are extinct, that is Nirvana."

The d.o.m.'s question:
Can Nirvana be attained and abided with?

ChonTri 12/08/01


 



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