Similarities of Mahayana and theravada

Exploring Theravāda's connections to other paths. What can we learn from other traditions, religions and philosophies?
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Vlcimba
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Re: Similarities of Mahayana and theravada

Postby Vlcimba » Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:02 am

My intention was to try to bring peace between these 2 ranches of Buddhism. Guess it failed . Mod please close this topic. It's pointless to discuss this anymore. A lot of you are now Criticising the mahayahanist hence it makes things worse.
Form is emptiness. Emptiness is form--- Heart sutra

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Re: Similarities of Mahayana and theravada

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:32 am

Thank you for trying.
    >> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<<
    -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723


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