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Exploring Theravāda's connections to other paths. What can we learn from other traditions, religions and philosophies?
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Sabbe dhamma anatta
We are not concurents...

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very simple... if he was beating people up or drinking, he simply was not enlightened.
"It's easy for us to connect with what's wrong with us... and not so easy to feel into, or to allow us, to connect with what's right and what's good in us."

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The flavor of the dhamma exceeds all other flavors

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Sabbe dhamma anatta
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Postby Dan74 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 11:48 pm

Yes, I was thinking the same, but all I have is a small chugpi, which makes a loud rap when struck but inflicts no pain...

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Pretty wimpy, eh?

On a serious note, I think some of us (ahem... ahem... eg me) do need a spiritual elder to occasionally (metaphorically) whack us between the ears for the stupidities that we do, how many are sufficiently mature to do it ourselves? And how often we don't even notice??
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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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