Why Meditate?

General discussion of issues related to Theravada Meditation, e.g. meditation postures, developing a regular sitting practice, skillfully relating to difficulties and hindrances, etc.
danieLion
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Which number is larger than 1000 and less than 1002: 1006

Re: Why Meditate?

Postby danieLion » Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:17 am

Hi manas,
manas wrote:The floor might well be conditionally arisen, but it still needs sweeping!" :)

Where did the Buddha teach that things like floors are dependently orginated?
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hanzze_
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Which number is larger than 1000 and less than 1002: 1006

Re: Why Meditate?

Postby hanzze_ » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:51 am

danieLion,

as fare it is told: Consciousnesses is not the "I", mind is not the "I"... the floor has just its propose to go beyond. There is no such thing as a Buddha-Nature or something inherent which just need to be cleaned.


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