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the great rebirth debate

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby Sunrise » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:40 pm

Laziness and boredom

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby bodom » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:47 pm

One of my very favorite Dhamma books. :thumbsup:

:anjali:
To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby Sunrise » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:49 pm

Did you read it? :jumping:


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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby bodom » Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:50 pm

To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


https://www.dhammatalks.org/index.html
http://www.ajahnchah.org/

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby Alex123 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:38 pm

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"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby Alex123 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:58 pm

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"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby beeblebrox » Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:11 pm

Could it be that you have that view because you're stuck on viewing "one life" in that way? (Seems like some people could be nihilists without even knowing it.) Personally... I'm comfortable with both the "one life" and "literal rebirths" views. I can't see any problems with either. (Except when the wrong views are involved, of course.)

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby Alex123 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:16 pm

"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby Alex123 » Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:52 pm

"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

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Re: Can Buddhism exist without the doctrine of reincarnation?

Postby retrofuturist » Sat Oct 09, 2010 12:16 am

"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine


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