Opening the Doors to The Hell Realms!

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Paul Davy
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Re: Opening the Doors to The Hell Realms!

Postby Paul Davy » Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:41 pm

Greetings Ron,

Yes, I understand where you're coming from. I admit my preference is to analyse the world and its ways using the definitions of loka the Buddha provided, rather than in more conventional terms... but sometimes using conventional frames of reference can get the message across, albeit in a conventional way.

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)

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Re: Opening the Doors to The Hell Realms!

Postby Vepacitta » Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:27 am

Huzzah for plain speech!

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