5heaps wrote:if there were a way to purify the heaps instead of entering a cessation then this would give a new meaning to the idea of a buddha
Damdifino what you are talking about, and I have not a clue as to what it has to do with the bit you quoted from my msg.
i mean there could be a god in the sense of someone who has extended their capacity of siddhis to an ultimate extent, and is always around.
Kenshu wrote:But, even if it may be possible for an enlightened being/set of purified khandhas to cause itself to be reborn,
theres no rebirth because theres no ignorance. the final samadhi instead of leading to cessation leads to something similar, based on the same initial wisdom but with something extra realized about it.
anyway i remember reading a sutta about the inconceivable good qualities of a buddha and so i thought it would be common knowledge
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