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Buddhist Violence Doesn't Exist

Exploring Theravāda's connections to other paths. What can we learn from other traditions, religions and philosophies?
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Re: Buddhist Violence Doesn't Exist

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Re: Buddhist Violence Doesn't Exist

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“What we think, we become.“ - The Buddha

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Re: Buddhist Violence Doesn't Exist

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Re: Buddhist Violence Doesn't Exist

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Re: Buddhist Violence Doesn't Exist

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“What we think, we become.“ - The Buddha

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Re: Buddhist Violence Doesn't Exist

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Re: Buddhist Violence Doesn't Exist

Postby Vern Stevens » Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:47 pm

I did think about what that said which is why it looks like the first sentence was unsolicited judgement about a person's view of self-defense and the second was unsolicited advice, even if it came from the sutras.

At any rate, I am moving on.

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“What we think, we become.“ - The Buddha

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Re: Buddhist Violence Doesn't Exist

Postby PadmaPhala » Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:05 am

indeed, ahimsa is not really understood by some.


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