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by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Nāgārjuna
Replies: 43
Views: 2207

Re: Nāgārjuna

confusedlayman wrote: either blissful experience or no experience
no experience?


you mean annihilation


that's not the teaching
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Nāgārjuna
Replies: 43
Views: 2207

Re: Nāgārjuna

confusedlayman wrote:
cappuccino wrote:
confusedlayman wrote: then why you said "you"
you'll be reborn according to your karma
… not only at death
worry about the afterlife
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Nāgārjuna
Replies: 43
Views: 2207

Re: Nāgārjuna

confusedlayman wrote: then why you said "you"
you'll be reborn according to your karma
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: People are ...?
Replies: 11
Views: 111

Re: People are ...?

The Vedas state … in Kali-yuga everyone is born as a Shudra


Still, one can become a Brahman
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Nāgārjuna
Replies: 43
Views: 2207

Re: Nāgārjuna

confusedlayman wrote:
cappuccino wrote:
confusedlayman wrote: rebirth of what?
you
who am I? or who are you?
:shrug:
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Nāgārjuna
Replies: 43
Views: 2207

Re: Nāgārjuna

confusedlayman wrote: rebirth of what?
you
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: On Your Way Home - A Road to Nirvana for the West
Replies: 328
Views: 33251

Re: On Your Way Home - A Road to Nirvana for the West

The Buddha said in the Diamond Sutra "having reached the final goal, there was not one single ounce of spiritual realization" Vision arose, insight arose, discernment arose, knowledge arose, illumination arose within me with regard to things never heard before … Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta : Settin...
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Jain Ideas Absorbed into the Dhamma
Replies: 127
Views: 2114

Re: Jain Ideas Absorbed into the Dhamma

Ceisiwr wrote:
cappuccino wrote:
Ceisiwr wrote: From past conversations, Cappuccino thinks that Nibbana is some realm that the Arahant goes to with consciousness, consciousness which truly is a self.
self not included
Yes I'm totally sure this view is devoid of any sense of self.
No-self or Not-self?
by
Thanissaro Bhikkhu
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:50 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Jain Ideas Absorbed into the Dhamma
Replies: 127
Views: 2114

Re: Jain Ideas Absorbed into the Dhamma

Ceisiwr wrote: From past conversations, Cappuccino thinks that Nibbana is some realm that the Arahant goes to with consciousness, consciousness which truly is a self.
self not included
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Jain Ideas Absorbed into the Dhamma
Replies: 127
Views: 2114

Re: Jain Ideas Absorbed into the Dhamma

ToVincent wrote: What makes you so sure that others (Cappuccino, etc.) think that there is a self in Pratītyasamutpāda?
Straw man
wiki wrote:giving the impression of refuting an opponent's argument,

while actually refuting an argument that was not presented by that opponent
by cappuccino
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Nāgārjuna
Replies: 43
Views: 2207

Re: Nāgārjuna

DooDoot wrote: Best to not confuse people because with wrong view
karma & rebirth is right view


not accepting, you can't learn Buddhism
by cappuccino
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Nāgārjuna
Replies: 43
Views: 2207

Re: Nāgārjuna

DooDoot wrote:
cappuccino wrote: rather this…
No. Three factors of stream-entry are:

(1) Ending identity view
those are fetters, not the factors


the factor is to understand Dependent Arising


there is no other factor
by cappuccino
Fri Jun 05, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Nāgārjuna
Replies: 43
Views: 2207

Re: Nāgārjuna

DooDoot wrote: To have stream-entry three things must occur
rather this…
Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta wrote:there arose in the venerable Kondañña the spotless, immaculate vision of the True Idea:

"Whatever is subject to arising is all subject to cessation."
by cappuccino
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Concept of Rebirth confuses me
Replies: 21
Views: 321

Re: Concept of Rebirth confuses me

SarathW wrote:
cappuccino wrote: craving leads to becoming, becoming leads to birth again


no craving, no becoming, no birth again
Agree but this is not rebirth.
Rebirth is a Hindu idea.
reincarnation is a Hindu idea


rebirth is a Buddhist idea
by cappuccino
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Concept of Rebirth confuses me
Replies: 21
Views: 321

Re: Concept of Rebirth confuses me

SarathW wrote: Buddha did not teach rebirth.
He taught birth (Bhava)
There are causes and effects.
craving leads to becoming, becoming leads to birth again


no craving, no becoming, no birth again