Response to Wrong Views?

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Malcolm
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Re: Response to Wrong Views?

Post by Malcolm » Mon Jul 25, 2016 4:05 am

Queequeg wrote:I guess that's one way to see it.
:shrug:
This is why Dzogchen teachings are definitive, everything else is provisional.
Buddhahood in This Life
འ༔ ཨ༔ ཧ༔ ཤ༔ ས༔ མ༔


[A]nything at all that is well spoken is the word of the Buddha.

-- Ārya-adhyāśaya-sañcodana-nāma-mahāyāna-sūtra

The different sūtras in accord with the emptiness
taught by the Sugata are definitive in meaning;
One can understand that all of those Dharmas in
which a sentient being, individual, or person are taught are provisional in meaning.

-- Samadhirāja Sūtra

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Re: Response to Wrong Views?

Post by Queequeg » Wed Jul 27, 2016 7:20 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Malcolm wrote: People are not handing out liberation through wearing mantras in Times Square. It would be strange if they were.
Wouldn't it be wonderful if they were! Instead of a tourist trap, it'd be an enlightenment vortex!
This morning I reimagined Time Square as Bodnath with a Giant Stupa where the ticket booth is.
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

I think each human being has things to find out in his own life that are inescapable. They’ll find them out the easy way or the hard way, or whatever.
-Jerry Garcia

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Re: Response to Wrong Views?

Post by ECS » Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:46 pm

If one refer to knowledge as basis as what in our current culture , yes there is right verses wrong , true verses false , good verses bad ... but perhaps Buddhism is not knowledge therefore in my current mind there is no right or wrong view ... as everyone is constantly in own Buddhism process same as us ... learning is a process , Buddhism is a natural process of realization not determination of knowledge.

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Re: Response to Wrong Views?

Post by muni » Sun Jul 31, 2016 8:41 pm

That is a conceit, I think.
The Buddhist conceit is high, higher than the conceit of others who are not so fortunate like we are.
Joking.
Whether we seek God outside us or Dharma, Buddha outside us. :spy:
“ Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek. ”
H H Dalai Lama

"Relax." nirvana-samsara do not stray from spaciousness.

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