wheres that quote about there not being a god?

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wheres that quote about there not being a god?

Postby jcsuperstar » Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:17 am

it goes something like "the universe is without refuge, a supreme lord or god"

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Re: wheres that quote about there not being a god?

Postby genkaku » Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:28 am

Would you mind if I quoted you?
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Re: wheres that quote about there not being a god?

Postby jcsuperstar » Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:35 am

สัพเพ สัตตา สุขีตา โหนตุ

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: wheres that quote about there not being a god?

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Re: wheres that quote about there not being a god?

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:38 am

Greetings JC,

See also...

Buddhism and the God-idea
by Nyanaponika Thera
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... didea.html

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine

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Re: wheres that quote about there not being a god?

Postby jcsuperstar » Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:21 am

it was this

"The universe is without a refuge, without a Supreme God." MN II 68.

from tilt, from the other site

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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: wheres that quote about there not being a god?

Postby piotr » Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:42 am

Bhagavaṃmūlakā no, bhante, dhammā...

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Re: wheres that quote about there not being a god?

Postby jcsuperstar » Sat Jan 24, 2009 8:54 am

why are the #'s different?
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Re: wheres that quote about there not being a god?

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Re: wheres that quote about there not being a god?

Postby piotr » Sat Jan 24, 2009 9:05 am

Bhagavaṃmūlakā no, bhante, dhammā...


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