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  Twenty monks and one nun, who was named Eshun, were practicing meditation with a certain Zen master. Eshun was very pretty even though her head was shaved and her dress plain. Several monks secretly fell in love with her. One of them wrote... 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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