"But," asked Vaccha persistently, "when one who has this emancipation of mind (freed from self) dies, where does he go, where is he reborn?
The Buddha replied:
"The word 'reborn' does not fit the case."
"Then he is not reborn?"
FIRE & HAND
The fire does not intend to come to contact the hand; The hand does not intend to reach out to contact the fire, either. But when the man named Woodsman put his naked hand into the fire; It gets extremely hot like hell and blistered really bad. In crying, he ran out to share his burned experience with others. Some would give him a vaseline bandage, Some would give him a sigh, Some would give him a laugh. But none of them wants to have any experience like that, because they already knew and sweared never touch fire again.
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