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kamma 3 lives?

Postby jcsuperstar » Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:11 pm

kamma spread over 3 lifetimes?

your thoughts?
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Re: kamma 3 lives?

Postby Cittasanto » Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:19 pm

You are giving very little information as to what you mean?
from the simple explanation you give I think you are on about the amount of lives
one life being only this life
two lives being earth and heaven or hell
and the three lives being the rebirth or reincarnation model
but still not sure what you re referencing to unless it is one of the levels of enlightenment stream entry being no more than 7 lives etc
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Re: kamma 3 lives?

Postby jcsuperstar » Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:23 pm

skip this thread and hit up the Dependent Origination one
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the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: kamma 3 lives?

Postby Cittasanto » Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:40 pm

jcsuperstar wrote:skip this thread and hit up the Dependent Origination one


so this thread is prety much a non-starter then?
“Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.
(The mendicants asked) What are the two [types of persons]?
(The Lord Buddha responded) The malicious, or the inwardly angry, and the one with (blind) faith or the one who holds things incorrectly.
Mendicants, these two [types of persons] defame the Tathāgata.”
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.
"Others will misconstrue reality based on personal perspectives, firmly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our personal perspectives, nor firmly holding them, but easily discarded."

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Re: kamma 3 lives?

Postby Paul Davy » Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:47 pm

Closed at original poster's request.

Related thread: viewtopic.php?f=16&t=285

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