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  Posted on Aug.20.2009 @ 11:07PM EDT by chontri

Bhikkhus, what is ignorance?
Not knowing suffering,
Not knowing the origin of suffering,
Not knowing the cessation of suffering,
Not knowing the path leading to... continue...

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THE PARTS AND THE ONE
Posted on Jul.21.2009 @ 06:38PM EDT by chontri
-What do the parts inside the One do?
-As it can be seen, some parts are arguing and fighting with themselves.
Others are burning themselves with fire or cooking themselves with boiling water.
Others are rushing themselves. And others get stuck in making their choices, comparing...
-And what does the One do to help the parts?
-Meanwhile the parts are cheating each other, fighting each other, killing each other non-stop,
the One did not do anything to help them at all. In other words, It can do nothing stop what the parts are doing.

It seems that the only thing the parts need to do to help themselves is, they themselves must
stop what they are doing: cheating themselves, fighting themselves, killing themselves...,
do not expect anyhing from the One.

CT is neither one of the parts nor the One. (The parts and the One which is systemized by thought).
He is just a man on the earth. So, he gets nothing to do with that kind of parts and the One.
He's now making some green tea to sip. If anyone of you like to come and have some green tea,
just come and have it. Just relax and be yourself at home. No arguing, no fighting whatsoever...

ChonTri 07/21/2009


 



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