losing yourself in buddhism

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Re: losing yourself in buddhism

Postby DGA » Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:45 pm

It also helps to practice with others. You get a better sense of how the teachings are applied in an immediate way, and this effectively fans away the fog of competing views.
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Re: losing yourself in buddhism

Postby ryu » Tue Apr 17, 2012 6:50 pm

Yes definately and this is where sangha helps

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Re: losing yourself in buddhism

Postby catmoon » Sun Apr 22, 2012 9:12 am

Looking at the OP, it seems you have a good idea of what you need to do. So do that.

In time, what you need to do will change. Be ready for that.
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