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Luck?

Postby xtracorrupt » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:28 am

I don't understand how luck is possible. Can somebody give me an example please?
Existence can be normal.
Ex:a Apple tree is a apple tree
Ex:Michael is Michael, Michael is who Michael is


Existence can be conditioned.
Ex: Apple tree is apple tree if apple tree grows
Ex: Michael is Michael if Michael is a king
Ex: Michael is Michael if Michael is walking
Ex: Michael is Michael if Michael is not walking

Existence can be unconditioned
Ex: Apple is apple tree once apple tree is grown for 50 weeks
Ex: Michael is Michael once Michael is a king
Ex: Michael is content Michael once Michael is walking
Ex: Michael is discontent Michael once Michael is walking.

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Re: Luck?

Postby ground » Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:20 am

don't know, but good luck. :sage:

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Re: Luck?

Postby Grigoris » Fri Dec 28, 2012 11:26 am

There is no luck, just karma.
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Re: Luck?

Postby Kim O'Hara » Fri Dec 28, 2012 12:02 pm

The more you practice, the luckier you get.
:smile:

That's actually true of golf and similar activities, in a pretty obvious way.
It's also true (IMHO) of dharma practice, but in non-obvious ways.

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Re: Luck?

Postby Grigoris » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:13 pm

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
Jetsun Milarepa 1052-1135 CE

"Butchers, prostitutes, those guilty of the five most heinous crimes, outcasts, the underprivileged: all are utterly the substance of existence and nothing other than total bliss."
The Supreme Source - The Kunjed Gyalpo
The Fundamental Tantra of Dzogchen Semde

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Re: Luck?

Postby anjali » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:42 pm

All things are unworthy of clinging to (sabbe dhammā nâla abhinivesāyā). --Shakyamuni Buddha
Wanting to grasp the ungraspable, you exhaust yourself in vain. --Gendun Rinpoche

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Re: Luck?

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Re: Luck?

Postby xtracorrupt » Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:53 am

If occurrence is unnecessary and occurrence occurs because of desire for occurrence

then occurrence occurring without it's desire is impossible?

It does not need to happen, therefore it must be desired?

So, occurrence occurring from chance(luck) does not make sense if occurrence is dependent of desire?

Does this logic make sense?

Can something happen without reason?
Existence can be normal.
Ex:a Apple tree is a apple tree
Ex:Michael is Michael, Michael is who Michael is


Existence can be conditioned.
Ex: Apple tree is apple tree if apple tree grows
Ex: Michael is Michael if Michael is a king
Ex: Michael is Michael if Michael is walking
Ex: Michael is Michael if Michael is not walking

Existence can be unconditioned
Ex: Apple is apple tree once apple tree is grown for 50 weeks
Ex: Michael is Michael once Michael is a king
Ex: Michael is content Michael once Michael is walking
Ex: Michael is discontent Michael once Michael is walking.

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Re: Luck?

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Re: Luck?

Postby Grigoris » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:55 am

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
Jetsun Milarepa 1052-1135 CE

"Butchers, prostitutes, those guilty of the five most heinous crimes, outcasts, the underprivileged: all are utterly the substance of existence and nothing other than total bliss."
The Supreme Source - The Kunjed Gyalpo
The Fundamental Tantra of Dzogchen Semde


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