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How do animals achieve enlightenment, or at least achieve rebirth as a human, since they cannot meditate or understand Buddhism? Is there something we can do to help our pets have a better rebirth?
Goanna = Element
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Element has returned to troll again.
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Luckily no one wasted any time responding to his disingenuous questions on this occasion....
If you have asked me of the origination of unease, then I shall explain it to you in accordance with my understanding:
Whatever various forms of unease there are in the world, They originate founded in encumbering accumulation. (Pārāyanavagga)Exalted in mind, just open and clearly aware, the recluse trained in the ways of the sages:
One who is such, calmed and ever mindful, He has no sorrows! -- Udana IV, 7Dharma Wheel (Mahayana / Vajrayana forum)
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