10 levels of nirvana by webu sayadaw

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10 levels of nirvana by webu sayadaw

Postby villkorkarma » Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:07 pm

There is 10 levels of nirvana sayadaw has said. (In the book the ultimate colmn.(the boook is on the internet for free google )
How do I know which one I have reached?
one suffer because one hasnt existed long : )

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Re: 10 levels of nirvana by webu sayadaw

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:10 am

Greetings,

Nibbana is unconditioned, beyond measure... how can there be "10 levels" of it?

Are you able to provide a link so we can see what is said for ourselves?

Thanks.

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Re: 10 levels of nirvana by webu sayadaw

Postby Ben » Mon Jul 09, 2012 2:12 am

I doubt very much whether the Sayadaw said that, Villkorkamma.
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Re: 10 levels of nirvana by webu sayadaw

Postby fig tree » Mon Jul 09, 2012 7:24 am

villkorkarma wrote:There is 10 levels of nirvana sayadaw has said. (In the book the ultimate colmn.(the boook is on the internet for free google )
How do I know which one I have reached?

Searching "The Way to Ultimate Calm" by Webu Sayadaw for the word "ten", the closest thing I can find is the ten paramis. I haven't heard of anybody except a bodhisatta completely realizing any of the paramis. Of course nearly everybody has some amount of patience, etc.

If you need a way to look at your progress, you should find a good teacher.

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Re: 10 levels of nirvana by webu sayadaw

Postby villkorkarma » Tue Jul 10, 2012 1:50 pm

i cant find it now, but it somehow on the page
one suffer because one hasnt existed long : )


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