attain nibbana without knowing about kamma and rebirth

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Re: attain nibbana without knowing about kamma and rebirth

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Re: attain nibbana without knowing about kamma and rebirth

Postby daverupa » Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:41 am

Well, in any event I agree it's anything but simple when the textual chronology is considered.

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Yeah, as I had said "This isn't the sub-forum for this kind of thing", but the flippant remark to which I was drawn was low-hanging fruit.

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Re: attain nibbana without knowing about kamma and rebirth

Postby vinasp » Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:33 am

Hi everyone,

I disagree with those who say that the Sutta's clearly teach literal rebirth, and that
the 'psychological' interpretation is a modern perversion. Consider the following quote,
from, What the Buddha Taught, by Walpola Rahula, page 33:

"When the Aggregates arise, decay and die, O Bhikkhu, every moment you are born, decay
and die." (note 1)

"Note 1. Prmj.I(PTS), p.78.'Khandhesu jayamanesu jiyamanesu miyamanesu ca khane khane
tvam bhikkhu jayase ca jiyase ca miyase ca.' This is quoted in the Paramatthajotika
Commentary as the Buddha's own words. So far I have not been able to trace this passage
back to its original text."

[Oh, embarrassment. I hit edit rather than reply and did not catch it until I edited out part of vinasp's comments on the above, as I was composing my brilliant response to this. Please forgive me my clumsy mistake, vinasp, and please repost the above with your comments. -- tilt, the clumsy.]

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Re: attain nibbana without knowing about kamma and rebirth

Postby Alex123 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:02 pm

"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."


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“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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