whynotme wrote:Thank you DAWN, can you explain in a more simple way?
whynotme wrote:E.g if I fear the spider, despite I know it can not harm me, but I still fear, I don't know what is wrong with me. How can I know what is wrong in my mind?
Hanzze wrote:So we have a "True Pure Nature of Buddha"? Or real "I"?
DAWN wrote:Illusion of self arise cause the body have the capacity to remember phenomenas during its life.
Hanzze wrote:DAWN wrote:Illusion of self arise cause the body have the capacity to remember phenomenas during its life.
No, actually the opposit. Because one does not remember, illusion comes into being again and again.
Also we can see that when our mind established in the present moment, he dont know nothning, he is pure of memory, experiance, he is no more conditioned by past experiance and future wishes based on pasts experiance.
Hanzze wrote:But away all "science, psychology, different traditions" first.
Hanzze wrote:Dear whynotme,
its not really helpful to squash Buddhas way into a construct out of "science, psychology, different traditions". Its much better to give away one and addopt the new.
There was an occation where a follower of another sect wanted to join the Sangha. Buddha refused and told him to get free of his old ideas first. Its better to empty the way of thoughts from trash and incomplete things first and only after that take the new perceptions which are required to walk the way. Riding on two vehicles at the same time might be hurtful and risky.
You need always support
To give away the old intelectual possession is sometimes the most difficult "letting go".
Hanzze wrote:Yes, whynotme, therfore throw the knowledge (the needed will come up by it self) away and go to the field work. I am sure a meditation teacher or a retreat is very helpful aside to fist steps of Dana and Sila.
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