Why I am not a Buddhist

Where members are free to take ideas from the Theravāda Canon out of the Theravāda framework. Here you can question rebirth, kamma (and other contentious issues) as well as examine Theravāda's connection to other paths
barcsimalsi
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Re: Why I am not a Buddhist

Postby barcsimalsi » Tue Nov 06, 2012 3:42 am

If only all the arahants from different sects came into meeting :group: , then Buddhism will be much less conflict.

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Aloka
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Re: Why I am not a Buddhist

Postby Aloka » Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:56 am

barcsimalsi wrote:If only all the arahants from different sects came into meeting :group: , then Buddhism will be much less conflict.


Personally I doubt that there are many arahants existing in the various sects of Buddhism in the modern world.,,,but who knows. :)

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Reductor
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Re: Why I am not a Buddhist

Postby Reductor » Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:08 am

Or more than we think, but fewer than we might hope.
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The thoughts I've expressed in the above post are carefully considered and offered in good faith.

And friendliness towards the world is happiness for him who is forbearing with living beings. -- Ud. 2:1
To his own ruin the fool gains knowledge, for it cleaves his head and destroys his innate goodness. -- Dhp 72



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