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Is Life Really Suffering?

Exploring Theravāda's connections to other paths. What can we learn from other traditions, religions and philosophies?
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Life is preparing for Death

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Life is preparing for Death

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Life is preparing for Death

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Life is preparing for Death

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Life is preparing for Death

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Postby Sarva » Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:19 am

“Both formerly & now, it is only stress that I describe, and the cessation of stress.” — SN 22:86

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

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Life is preparing for Death

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Life is preparing for Death

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Postby Alex123 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:04 pm

"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

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Life is preparing for Death

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Postby Sarva » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:55 am

“Both formerly & now, it is only stress that I describe, and the cessation of stress.” — SN 22:86

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Postby equilibrium » Thu Apr 12, 2012 11:16 pm

Maybe this will answer the original question.....When you are sleeping, do you think you are suffering?.....if not, why not?

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Postby Alex123 » Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:45 am

"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Postby Alex123 » Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:46 am

"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Postby BurtAline » Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:25 am

Dharma really can make people relax, in such high pressure working conditions, sometimes we hard to avoid any diffcult, we can go to the dharma to relax, it is really good.

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Postby Alex123 » Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:57 am

"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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Re: Is Life Really Suffering?

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:59 am

"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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