Sri Simha in Zen/Chan lineage

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Re: Sri Simha in Zen/Chan lineage

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Re: Sri Simha in Zen/Chan lineage

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If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Sri Simha in Zen/Chan lineage

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If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Sri Simha in Zen/Chan lineage

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Postby Aemilius » Thu Apr 18, 2013 11:49 am

As before, avidya/ignorance means also the mind in the beginning of a kalpa, when the categories of samsara and nirvana have not yet appeared. This is evident in the Aggañña sutta, as an example. The first beings are ignorant in the sense of not-knowing at all what it is that appears, they are amazed and curious at it, they experience a sense of wonderment. Avidya is also a not-knowing in a pure or neutral sense, it is like innocence, without moral judgements.
The negative judgementally coloured avidya is not really true, it is not the whole truth. Avidya/ignorance is empty of true existence, like the whole samsara is empty of true findable existence. Ignorance is primordial purity.
As in Zen, what is the mind before birth? And: what is the mind before the empty aeon? If you can get to it experientally you'll know a lot more.
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If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Sri Simha in Zen/Chan lineage

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If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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Re: Sri Simha in Zen/Chan lineage

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If you believe certain words, you believe their hidden arguments. When you believe something is right or wrong, true of false, you believe the assumptions in the words which express the arguments. Such assumptions are often full of holes, but remain most precious to the convinced.

- The Open-Ended Proof from The Panoplia Prophetica

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