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Jarmika
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Looking...

Postby Jarmika » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:07 am

Two men look out though the same bars,
one sees the " mud" the other sees the " stars :buddha2:" :buddha2:

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Re: Looking...

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:21 am

Greetings Jarmika,

Yes, all we experience is our own perceptions and experiences... the "inner world".

Along those lines, do you find that suttas like the following ones are discussed in this context in Thailand?

SN 35.23: Sabba Sutta
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html

SN 2.26: Rohitassa Sutta
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html

Metta,
Retro. :)
"When we transcend one level of truth, the new level becomes what is true for us. The previous one is now false. What one experiences may not be what is experienced by the world in general, but that may well be truer. (Ven. Nanananda)

“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)

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Jarmika
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Re: Looking...

Postby Jarmika » Fri Nov 18, 2011 1:39 am

retrofuturist
I tried to translate but it's so hard .....
I can not understand it all...:)
dont worry I will try to translate again
Thanks for your reply my post...

Sadhu...
Jarmika... :quote:


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