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Can we say all thoughts are absent of essence?
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master of puppets wrote: Sat Jan 27, 2024 9:15 pm Can we say all thoughts are absent of essence?
we can say that
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Is there anything that is NOT essence-less in Buddhism? Is 'essence-less' equivalent to 'empty of essence'?
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Rick wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 1:21 am Is there anything that is NOT essence-less in Buddhism? Is 'essence-less' equivalent to 'empty of essence'?
Sometimes essence simply means what something from which something arises. For example, “the essence of bodhicitta is compassion”.
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Since all is connected to each other; to define emptiness you have to be wise.
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master of puppets wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 8:33 am Since all is connected to each other; to define emptiness you have to be wise.
Where are you going with this?
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PadmaVonSamba wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 6:41 pm
master of puppets wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 8:33 am Since all is connected to each other; to define emptiness you have to be wise.
Where are you going with this?
İt is like playing game. Just filling the blanks in my mind.and share it here. no intension of arriving anywhere.
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master of puppets wrote: Sat Jan 27, 2024 9:15 pm Can we say all thoughts are absent of essence?
Yes, if you zoom out on the experience of thoughts, it’s also easier to see how they are not always useful in the way we …well, think they are.

Some studies claim we have 6200 thoughts per day, some claim more. Additionally, many of them have been found to be repetitive and/or negative. Either way we have a lifetime with potentially billions of thoughts.

What have we achieved with all these thoughts?
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Johnny Dangerous wrote: Sun Jan 28, 2024 7:26 pm
master of puppets wrote: Sat Jan 27, 2024 9:15 pm Can we say all thoughts are absent of essence?
Yes, if you zoom out on the experience of thoughts, it’s also easier to see how they are not always useful in the way we …well, think they are.

Some studies claim we have 6200 thoughts per day, some claim more. Additionally, many of them have been found to be repetitive and/or negative. Either way we have a lifetime with potentially billions of thoughts.

What have we achieved with all these thoughts?
Thank you johnny,

nothing left here to think. ı get as much as ı can.

decide to return to the beginning

this is a new page. get the direction

and the first question is

how many times do I ask myself to return now?

what can you advice
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