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by Grindle's Grindis
Fri Jan 08, 2010 6:54 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Theravadin Resource guide
Replies: 73
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Re: Theravadin Resource guide

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by Grindle's Grindis
Fri Jan 08, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How to contemplate dukkha
Replies: 13
Views: 2168

Re: How to contemplate dukkha

Besides looking at it in terms of breaking it up into the khandas, one thing you can do is to experience the suffering fully. Don't fight it or try and get rid of it, but instead open your heart/citta to it completely. Where the khanda investigation is active, this is a passive form, and both can be...
by Grindle's Grindis
Fri Jan 08, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Emptiness and the true self
Replies: 20
Views: 2598

Re: Emptiness and the true self

Maybe I'm wrong but to say explicitly that "there is no self" is a form of nihilism, which would fall into wrong view. As far as I know the Buddha didn't say that there is no self, but that there is no "self" in any "thing". No things belong to a self. Therefore nothing could be "me" or "mine". So t...