invisiblediamond wrote:It's that everything is a big dream.
max123 wrote:invisiblediamond wrote:It's that everything is a big dream.
So when one awakens in this life how are they still dreaming,they are awakened(not sleeping)
philji wrote:Nice words invisible.....but why utter them in a dream?
flowerbudh wrote:Life is the dream. That's not to say it does not exist, but it is not as it appears to be. Once you are aware of the true nature of things, you awaken from your conditioned slumber and can begin the practice.
It is important to acknowledge and understand the three marks of existence:
1. Anicca (impermanence)
2. Dukkha (dissatisfaction)
3. Anatta (non-self)
as well as the Four Noble Truths, to begin with:
1. Life contains dukkha
2. Dukkha is caused by clinging to things [for explanation of "things" see: skhanda] which are inherently impermanent, which suggests ignorance of their true nature
3. There is a way to end dukkha
4. The way to end dukkha is to live the Eightfold Path
invisiblediamond wrote:That's the Hinayana approach.
max123 wrote:Is it that life is like a big dream or is it lost in thought that is the dream,and if u wake up out of that of thinking lost in past and future u are awake or awakened(out of the dream into reality)?
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