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by Metta
Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:23 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: No beginning?
Replies: 19
Views: 2523

Re: No beginning?

If all beings have had an infinite number of past lives and have encountered and practiced all types of teachings, why aren't we all already enlightened? Because that's a nice story perhpas. It's made up to convey the importance of the path you found right now, eventually? If it is just a story the...
by Metta
Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:19 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: No beginning?
Replies: 19
Views: 2523

Re: No beginning?

If all beings have had an infinite number of past lives and have encountered and practiced all types of teachings, why aren't we all already enlightened? Things to do, people to see, suffering to cling to. When ready . . . we are already. Need to hear that more? :popcorn: Infinite is a pretty damn ...
by Metta
Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: No beginning?
Replies: 19
Views: 2523

No beginning?

If all beings have had an infinite number of past lives and have encountered and practiced all types of teachings, why aren't we all already enlightened?
by Metta
Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:10 am
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Doubts about Pure land
Replies: 76
Views: 11030

Re: Doubts about Pure land

Thank you to all those who took the time to reply. Some great posts have been made and I need to take time to read and think it over. I will follow up with further questions if needed. Thanks again.
by Metta
Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Doubts about Pure land
Replies: 76
Views: 11030

Re: Doubts about Pure land

Hello, I've joined this forum in order to express some doubts that I have. I've read the story about Dharmakara before he became Amitabha Buddha. My question is how really likely is it for some ordinary human to be able to go through five aeons (that's five big bangs) of nothing but sheer practice ...
by Metta
Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: Pure Land
Topic: Doubts about Pure land
Replies: 76
Views: 11030

Doubts about Pure land

Hello, I've joined this forum in order to express some doubts that I have. I've read the story about Dharmakara before he became Amitabha Buddha. My question is how really likely is it for some ordinary human to be able to go through five aeons (that's five big bangs) of nothing but sheer practice w...