Buddhism and Manhood.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

Postby Grigoris » Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:39 am

Dude, with all due respect, you can quit trying to sell to me because I am not buying. Thanks for going to the effort though! :thumbsup:
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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

Postby Simon E. » Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:49 am

Its not clear to me Son Of Buddha why you think that a literalist interpretation of the Pali Canon would have any currency value outside of a Theravadin forum... :shrug:
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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

Postby Grigoris » Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:16 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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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

Postby Simon E. » Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:18 am

Ok..the same question applies to a literalist reading...this is a mythos assembled long after the event...
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my heart is not here.
My heart's in the Highlands
chasing the deer."

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

Postby Grigoris » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:56 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."
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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

Postby Simon E. » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:01 pm

" My heart's in the Highlands
my heart is not here.
My heart's in the Highlands
chasing the deer."

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

Postby Grigoris » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:46 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: Buddhism and Manhood.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

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" My heart's in the Highlands
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My heart's in the Highlands
chasing the deer."

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

Postby Simon E. » Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:26 pm

That's certainly a widely held view.
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My heart's in the Highlands
chasing the deer."

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

Postby smcj » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:26 pm

Don't take me too seriously.

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Re: Buddhism and Manhood.

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Think nothing and everything
Do nothing and everything
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