Poll on Faith in Sutras

Discuss your personal experience with the Dharma here. How has it enriched your life? What challenges does it present?

I have faith that the sutras were taught by Buddha in some manner or form.

1 Yes
41
84%
2 No
8
16%
 
Total votes : 49

Re: Poll on Faith in Sutras

Postby dzogchungpa » Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:51 pm

Sherab Dorje wrote:Or a ring! :tongue:

A wedding ring, you mean?
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Re: Poll on Faith in Sutras

Postby Sherab Dorje » Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:02 am

Well, let's not rush it please... An engagement ring for starters! Diamonds are everybody's best friend (unless they are from Sierra Leone or the Ivory Coast, of course).
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Meditation and conduct become delusion,
One will not attain the real result
One will be like a blind man who has no eyes."
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Re: Poll on Faith in Sutras

Postby catmoon » Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:17 am

This poll only allows two choices. Thus it contains the hidden assumption that thoughtfully examining the sutras bit by bit and accepting what seems valid - is not allowed.
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