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Conceptuality in Buddhism

Postby Malcolm » Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:48 pm





འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


Free of hope and fear, relax.
Human life spent in
a state of great spaciousness is enjoyable.


— Kunzang Dechen Lingpa

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Re: Madyamika Sautrantika vs Prasangika

Postby Yontan » Mon Nov 28, 2011 2:13 am

The Buddha never taught a word. "Karuna" and "compassion" both have a very shallow meaning, of sharing the pain of another. Whether you like the term or not, "responsiveness" doesn't entail personhood nearly as strongly, and allows for the dharma to be simply the equal and opposite reaction to confusion. Buddha needs no convention - our own mind supplies plenty.
Tibetans use the term "truth" in regard to kundzob. Do the Sanskrit texts? The idea of a "false" truth is absurd, isn't it? Truths are in accord with reality, and nothing else is true. This can be hard for our mind, to avoid the leap to "nothing exists."

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Re: Madyamika Sautrantika vs Prasangika

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འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


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Human life spent in
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— Kunzang Dechen Lingpa

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Re: Madyamika Sautrantika vs Prasangika

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འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


Free of hope and fear, relax.
Human life spent in
a state of great spaciousness is enjoyable.


— Kunzang Dechen Lingpa

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Re: Madyamika Sautrantika vs Prasangika

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འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


Free of hope and fear, relax.
Human life spent in
a state of great spaciousness is enjoyable.


— Kunzang Dechen Lingpa

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