Lord Darth Vader

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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by No_Mind » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:53 am

cappuccino wrote:Jedi are always killing…
I cannot call them spiritual. At least really, truly.
Not to argue

But that is definition of Buddhist spiritualism. Not definition of spiritualism.

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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by cappuccino » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:09 am

Whatever their philosophy, killing leads to low rebirth.

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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by No_Mind » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:19 am

cappuccino wrote:Whatever their philosophy, killing leads to low rebirth.

Whatever anyone thinks, in other words.
Will you not kill if an armed intruder/terrorist threatens life of your family, friends etc? Not being judgemental. Any answer you give is acceptable to me.

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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by cappuccino » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:50 am

Will you not kill if
I don't contemplate this scenario because it leads to hate.
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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by Pseudobabble » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:36 am

cappuccino wrote:The dark side is a metaphor for ignorance.
Darth Vader wrote:You underestimate the power of the Dark Side.
"Does Master Gotama have any position at all?"

"A 'position,' Vaccha, is something that a Tathagata has done away with. What a Tathagata sees is this: 'Such is form, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is feeling, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is perception...such are fabrications...such is consciousness, such its origination, such its disappearance.'" - Aggi-Vacchagotta Sutta


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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by cappuccino » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:39 am

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manichaeism
Manichaeism taught an elaborate dualistic cosmology describing the struggle between a good, spiritual world of light, and an evil, material world of darkness.

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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by BasementBuddhist » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:24 pm

No_Mind wrote:
cappuccino wrote:Whatever their philosophy, killing leads to low rebirth.

Whatever anyone thinks, in other words.
Will you not kill if an armed intruder/terrorist threatens life of your family, friends etc? Not being judgemental. Any answer you give is acceptable to me.

:namaste:
I would, and damn the low rebirth. I'd make it back to human (or some other sentient being, I'm quite convinced there are aliens out there practicing Dhamma) in a few billion years. No way am I just sitting back and watching anyone suffer, family or not. All of humanity is my family. :jedi:

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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by cappuccino » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:33 pm

BasementBuddhist wrote:I would, and damn the low rebirth. I'd make it back to human
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html
Chiggala Sutta

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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by Pseudobabble » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:54 pm

BasementBuddhist wrote:I would, and damn the low rebirth. :jedi:
Darth Vader wrote:The ability to destroy a human is insignificant next to the power of the Dhamma
sorry I can't help it
"Does Master Gotama have any position at all?"

"A 'position,' Vaccha, is something that a Tathagata has done away with. What a Tathagata sees is this: 'Such is form, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is feeling, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is perception...such are fabrications...such is consciousness, such its origination, such its disappearance.'" - Aggi-Vacchagotta Sutta


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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by tellyontellyon » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:13 pm

I think he spent a lot of time trying to focus all his energy into his helmet... so more of a new-age neo-tantra thing going on... like Sting.
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Re: Lord Darth Vader

Post by SarathW » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:23 pm

No_Mind wrote:
cappuccino wrote:Jedi are always killing…
I cannot call them spiritual. At least really, truly.
Not to argue

But that is definition of Buddhist spiritualism. Not definition of spiritualism.

:namaste:
I think in Buddhism they are called, wrong concentration.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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