Ending of the world

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Ending of the world

Postby sundara » Thu Jul 30, 2009 5:02 pm

Ending of the world is when senses and body disappear. In the Text by Ajahn Brahm, ending of things is done by meditation. So things end, do you get anhialated or what. And how does it work to get there, it's not instant isn't it , it's gradual.
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Re: Ending of the world

Postby rowyourboat » Fri Jul 31, 2009 12:12 pm

You want to see the end of the world you need to complete the insight knowledges. Everything vanishes at the end- this does not mean you vanish! Rather it is the temporary vanishing of ignorance. Ignorance allows phenomena to arise- insight doesn't allow arising.

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Re: Ending of the world

Postby gavesako » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:08 pm

I suggest that the only way we can see the ‘real world’ for what it is is through mindfulness, or what I call intuitive awareness. Otherwise, we merely operate from within our perceptions, conceptions, and habits. This ignorance and the attitudes that come out of it are the “real” world for most people. Even now, though one might understand what I’m saying, I’m still using only words, and words are limited conventional forms like anything else. The real must be realised. It must be recognised, this sandhitthikko akalika dhamma — apparent here and now, timeless, to be looked into — it’s immediate. Having the idea of it but not the reality, one can’t recognise the real. With meditation, with bhavana (spiritual cultivation; meditation practice), it’s a breaking down, a destruction of the world through insight. It’s Armageddon — the end of the world that we take to be real. See the world as simply this: the conditions that we hold to, the attachment, the habit formations that we identify with.



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Re: Ending of the world

Postby cooran » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:11 pm

sundara wrote:Ending of the world is when senses and body disappear. In the Text by Ajahn Brahm, ending of things is done by meditation. So things end, do you get anhialated or what. And how does it work to get there, it's not instant isn't it , it's gradual.

Hello Sundara,

What is the name of the Text and what are his exact words?

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Re: Ending of the world

Postby sundara » Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:27 am

The text is the ending of things, here is the link:
http://www.bswa.org/modules/icontent/index.php?page=71
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