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Postby befriend » Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:41 pm

how much unnattachment should we have towards karma. should we take it as total truth? but we dont know it first hand yet. we should believe in it, but how much. dont animals have worse karma? is that clinging to the beleif to tightly? so how much do we beleive in it? thoughts?
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Postby polarbear101 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:23 pm

"I don't envision a single thing that, when developed & cultivated, leads to such great benefit as the mind. The mind, when developed & cultivated, leads to great benefit."

"I don't envision a single thing that, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about such suffering & stress as the mind. The mind, when undeveloped & uncultivated, brings about suffering & stress."

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Postby befriend » Tue Feb 05, 2013 3:50 pm

great answers, thanks guys
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