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the great rebirth debate

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So do not "become" someone who accepts rebirth

Neither "become" someone who rejects it

Nor "become" someone who doesnt care about it

Rather be Buddha-nature, be aware of the view as it arises, be aware of the feelings that arise in connection with it and see how the feelings of like, dislike or indifference are anicce, dukkha and anatta

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Or grasp or avert from rebirth and fall into mara's trap :rolleye:
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Much more than likely you are going to be reborn, whether you believe it is going to happen, or believe it won't, isn't going to change anything, its just going to happen!!
18 years ago I made one of the most important decisions of my life and entered a local Cambodian Buddhist Temple as a temple boy and, for only 3 weeks, an actual Therevada Buddhist monk. I am not a scholar, great meditator, or authority on Buddhism, but Buddhism is something I love from the Bottom of my heart. It has taught me sobriety, morality, peace, and very importantly that my suffering is optional, and doesn't have to run my life. I hope to give back what little I can to the Buddhist community, sincerely former monk John

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Postby clw_uk » Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:15 am

[/quote]How are you using this word? Is there a reason why you need to use Mahayana jargon here. Maybe Dharma Wheel or Zen Forum International might be a better fit for you.[/quote]

I use it because it's used in the Thai Theravada Teachings I recieve

Buddha-Nature is the "one who knows"

That is awareness, "intuitive awareness" as Ajahn Sumedho puts it

The one who accepts everything, sees everything and wants and rejects nothing

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