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by Acchantika
Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: A Question on Shunyata and Awareness
Replies: 43
Views: 4847

Re: A Question on Shunyata and Awareness

Perhaps this should help you understand: http://awakeningtoreality.blogspot.com/search/label/Acharya%20Mahayogi%20Shridhar%20Rana%20Rinpoche" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Thank you for the link. At one point, it is stated: "Buddha denied the ultimate reality...which is no thesis......
by Acchantika
Sat Jul 30, 2011 8:45 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: A Question on Shunyata and Awareness
Replies: 43
Views: 4847

Re: A Question on Shunyata and Awareness

LastLegend wrote:
Acchantika wrote: Extinguishing awareness, how are we to recognize emptiness, and by virtue of what?
Realize enlightenment.
:anjali:
I'm trying my best, believe me. ;)

If awareness mediates realisation, and all dependents are extinguished in enlightenment, then by virtue of what is enlightenment realised?
by Acchantika
Sat Jul 30, 2011 8:37 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: A Question on Shunyata and Awareness
Replies: 43
Views: 4847

Re: A Question on Shunyata and Awareness

I used to think about it alot. Now I don't even know what it is. Or care about what it is because it is not in my domain of experience. According to my understanding of Buddhism, there is nothing in my domain of experience that is not emptiness. Nor can anything within my domain of experience come ...
by Acchantika
Sat Jul 30, 2011 8:29 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: A Question on Shunyata and Awareness
Replies: 43
Views: 4847

Re: A Question on Shunyata and Awareness

I have a confusion I was hoping someone here could help me undo. Is Shunyata Awareness, or, is Awareness simply Shunya? Another way of phrasing it may be, is Emptiness inherently aware? Shunyata is not the same as Awareness. Awareness is the lucid, alive, vivid, clear, intelligent, knowing, reveali...
by Acchantika
Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: A Question on Shunyata and Awareness
Replies: 43
Views: 4847

A Question on Shunyata and Awareness

I have a confusion I was hoping someone here could help me undo.

Is Shunyata Awareness, or, is Awareness simply Shunya?

Another way of phrasing it may be, is Emptiness inherently aware?
by Acchantika
Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:12 am
Forum: Zen
Topic: Rocky Zen
Replies: 56
Views: 8817

Rocky Zen

Does a rock have buddha-nature?

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