Did Buddha Permanently Dwell in Nibbana or was In-and-Out

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Re: Did Buddha Permanently Dwell in Nibbana or was In-and-Out

Post by rightviewftw » Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:32 am

pegembara wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:18 am
rightviewftw wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:21 am
Therefore there is a differentiation between The Unmade as a concept/ideation of the intellect and The Unmade as a ultimate reality, with the attainment of Parinibbana the conception of Nibbana no longer arises either because there is no more ‘mind’, or ‘thought’, or ‘consciousness’ to recollect, imagine or think about it.
I like the use of parentheses to describe ‘mind’, or ‘thought’, or ‘consciousness’ which are all sankharas for ultimately there is no mind/consciousness/Self.

I see the final nibbana or 'death' simply as the final cessation of all that is experienced.
"Now what, bhikkhus, is the Nibbana-element with no residue left? Here a bhikkhu is an arahant... completely released through final knowledge. For him, here in this very life, all that is experienced, not being delighted in, will be extinguished. That, bhikkhus, is called the Nibbana-element with no residue left.
It sees to me that you see it as i see it.
How to meditate: Anapanasati, Satipatthana.
Intro to General Semantics
Factors & Perceptions

Parallel Dhammapada Reading
Chinese to Eng Dhp
"The statements; 'With the remainderless stopping & fading of the six contact-media is it the case that there is anything else?' '.. is it the case that there is not anything else .. is it the case that there both is & is not anything else .. is it the case that there neither is nor is not anything else?' objectify non-objectification. However far the six contact-media go, that is how far objectification goes."

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Re: Did Buddha Permanently Dwell in Nibbana or was In-and-Out

Post by cappuccino » Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:09 am

Buddhism requires faith

Unless you develop faith, you cannot understand Nirvana

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