What's a "pure tradition"?

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Re: What's a "pure tradition"?

Post by passel » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:46 am

How come no one can just admit that we’re all just doing the best we can with whatever tools we can find?
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Re: What's a "pure tradition"?

Post by smcj » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:54 am

passel wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:46 am
How come no one can just admit that we’re all just doing the best we can with whatever tools we can find?
Oh I’ll admit that alright. The question at hand is how to best appreciate, and therefore how to best utilize, the tools we have found in Dharma.
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Re: What's a "pure tradition"?

Post by Grigoris » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:34 am

"My religion is not deceiving myself."
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