Why it is called Amata (Deathless)?

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SarathW
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Why it is called Amata (Deathless)?

Postby SarathW » Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:34 am

The way I understand that we do not die but our five aggregate continuously changed into something else.
So there is no death.
The nirvana is birth less.
Is Deathlesss the wrong translation for Amata?

When I read Deathless I feel that I am continue in to the future.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: Why it is called Amata (Deathless)?

Postby Paul Davy » Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:51 am

Greetings,

There's 20 pages of discussion on "amata" here...

"The Deathless" (amata)
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=10569

Have you looked through that?

Metta,
Retro. :)
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What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

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Re: Why it is called Amata (Deathless)?

Postby SarathW » Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:13 am

Thanks :)
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”


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