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by lobster
Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:47 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Your favorite quotes.
Replies: 56
Views: 8908

Re: Your favorite quotes.

Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes, it obstructs your vision. Hsi-Tang If you live the sacred and despise the ordinary, you are still bobbing in the ocean of delusion. Zen Master Lin-Chi Since everything is but an apparition, having nothing to do with good or bad, acceptance o...
by lobster
Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:10 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Can other religions lead to enlightenment?
Replies: 59
Views: 6720

Re: Can other religions lead to enlightenment?

thanks guys :applause: Perhaps we might look at the induction and context of experience. Are the indicators similar, for example the development of altruism and compassion? Are the seasoned practitioners able to find commonality and companionship? It seems it is the depths that lead to the heights, ...
by lobster
Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:43 am
Forum: Nichiren
Topic: Postive about Soka Gakkai?
Replies: 45
Views: 8743

Re: Postive about Soka Gakkai?

that IS an interesting article :thumbsup:
Will go check them out. :woohoo:
by lobster
Sat Sep 15, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: Mahāyāna Buddhism
Topic: Does the soul exist in Mahayana thought?
Replies: 36
Views: 5411

Re: Does the soul exist in Mahayana thought?

new2dharma wrote: So do buddhists believe in an individual's soul or self? If not what gets reincarnated?:
I know of no credible evidence for souls or reincarnation or Father Christmas.
Dukkha I know of.

I will try and deal with what I know of. :smile:
by lobster
Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Desire
Replies: 8
Views: 1683

Re: Desire

by lobster
Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: Categorical imperative and buddhism
Replies: 5
Views: 818

Re: Categorical imperative and buddhism

The criminals don't realize that they are dependent on the moral behaviour of other people, they take all these things for granted. Some realise. Some have a higher code of ethical behaviour in some areas, such as loyalty, than the other members of society. They are members of society however margi...
by lobster
Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Prayers and Aspirations
Topic: Obstacles! Help or advice appreciated.
Replies: 43
Views: 6167

Re: Obstacles! Help or advice appreciated.

Very interesting and to many people relevant thread. :smile: Becoming a skillful human being and Buddhist takes time. Can we, indeed should we accelerate the progress of others? I am fortunate in not having to practice in secret. If I was in more restrictive circumstances my inclination would be to ...

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