Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

Postby retrofuturist » Sun Nov 11, 2012 2:49 am

Greetings,

Alright, stepping back a bit...

Samsaric existence is founded on sankhata-dhammas. If ""Dharmas are without blame", this means that the sum of samsaric existence is without blame either since all the dhammas that constitute it are "without blame".

Yet, there is something called "blame", and experience of "blaming" or being "blamed"... and that "blame" does not fall outside the dominion of samsaric existence.

So then, what is it if it's not a dhamma?

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

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"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

Postby DAWN » Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:31 am

Ground, it's true :anjali:
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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

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Sabbe dhamma anatta
We are not concurents...

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

Postby DAWN » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:45 pm

Sabbe dhamma anatta
We are not concurents...

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

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Re: Are dhammas perfect or imperfect?

Postby DAWN » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:54 pm

I dont know why, your reply was made me smiling :D "all-mighty Dependent Origination."

Yes i'am agree with you "These ideas of perfection or imperfection, I think, are nothing but worldly things."

Thanks for your time :anjali:
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