This True story made me cry :(

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This True story made me cry :(

Postby kiranraj » Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:03 pm

[Attachment] This story made me cry :(

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hachi:_A_Dog%27s_Tale

Its such a wonderful ..beautiful..lovely..touching movie...starring Richard Gere a buddhist himself :)

Damn ..it's a true story as well :)

I cried a lot watching this movie :)

It makes us think about many things!like the dogs faithfulness!

But for me it was attachment

Attachment of the Dog towards its master and waiting for him faithfully for almost a decade everyday!!!!

Even humans would give up...but until its own death it waited for him..almost makes me cry even when i type this! thinking about it ...

It is there to teach us something spiritually strong...isn't it???

http://viewonbuddhism.org/attachment.html
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Re: This True story made me cry :(

Postby plwk » Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:39 pm

Yes it's a very touching story...
My cats give me a lesson on anicca, anatta and dukkha on a daily basis... :tongue:
Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

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Re: This True story made me cry :(

Postby Modus.Ponens » Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:08 pm

I saw the movie a few weeks ago. It's very tuching. Very beautiful.
And the Blessed One addressed the bhikkhus, saying: "Behold now, bhikkhus, I exhort you: All compounded things are subject to vanish. Strive with earnestness!"
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Re: This True story made me cry :(

Postby Jhana4 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:25 pm

Netflixed!
In reading the scriptures, there are two kinds of mistakes:
One mistake is to cling to the literal text and miss the inner principles.
The second mistake is to recognize the principles but not apply them to your own mind, so that you waste time and just make them into causes of entanglement.
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Re: This True story made me cry :(

Postby kiranraj » Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:16 am

It is there to teach us something spiritually strong!

What do u guys feel it teaches us spiritually?
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Re: This True story made me cry :(

Postby pegembara » Wed Mar 30, 2011 3:33 am

This is suffering.
The origin of suffering is attachment.
And what is right speech? Abstaining from lying, from divisive speech, from abusive speech, & from idle chatter: This is called right speech.
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Re: This True story made me cry :(

Postby Jhana4 » Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:14 am

I just watched this. What a fantastic movie.
In reading the scriptures, there are two kinds of mistakes:
One mistake is to cling to the literal text and miss the inner principles.
The second mistake is to recognize the principles but not apply them to your own mind, so that you waste time and just make them into causes of entanglement.
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