What does it mean TO EXIST from buddhist POV?

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Re: What does it mean TO EXIST from buddhist POV?

Postby Jyoti » Sat Aug 18, 2012 5:22 am


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Re: What does it mean TO EXIST from buddhist POV?

Postby Nosta » Sat Aug 18, 2012 12:53 pm

Please,I ask EVB* to use complete words. People like me, that speak other languages and dont speak english, its very hard to find the meaning of some "words" like POV. Now I see: Point of View.

EBV*: everybody. Isnt bodring when you dont get the meaning of words like this? :D

Besides, it looks much more clean and, so to say, professional, when you use complete words, unless its a real acronym or abbreviation, like UFO.

:namaste:

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Re: What does it mean TO EXIST from buddhist POV?

Postby Music » Sat Aug 18, 2012 3:53 pm

I posted a thread regarding this. My thoughts in a few words: we don't exist as a thing but as a process. That would then mean 'we' don't really exist; only the process does.

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Re: What does it mean TO EXIST from buddhist POV?

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Re: What does it mean TO EXIST from buddhist POV?

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Re: What does it mean TO EXIST from buddhist POV?

Postby conebeckham » Sat Aug 18, 2012 6:22 pm

Gotta agree with that^ post of Jyoti's, Music.

Concluding that there is no stable, fixed entity, but a process or continuum, is a great understanding. But it is a first step.

There is also no process, or continuum, from the point of view of emptiness.


"Absolute Truth is not an object of analytical discourse or great discriminating wisdom,
It is realized through the blessing grace of the Guru and fortunate Karmic potential.
Like this, mistaken ideas of discriminating wisdom are clarified."
- (Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche, from his summary of "The Ocean of Definitive Meaning")

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