the great Nibbana = annihilation, eternal, or something else thread

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Re: the great Nibbana = annihilation, eternal, or something else thread

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Dinsdale wrote: Presumably it means
unconditioned
2.
not formed or influenced by conditioning

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Re: the great Nibbana = annihilation, eternal, or something else thread

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Can this be understood using combinations of words and sentences? The symbols that make up our languages are just finite sets. For all practical purposes all the combinations of those symbols are also finite. The entire collection of every thought and every utterance and every thing written, past present and future, is finite. Part of Buddha's eight fold path is "Right Understanding" but this will include an understanding of the limitations of understanding. Everyone who reads this will reach Nirvana and the effects of it are retroactive, so start enjoying those effects right now! It's a good thing. Enjoy!

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