Disagreeing with Leigh Brasington

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Re: Disagreeing with Leigh Brasington

Post by ground » Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:19 am

ignobleone wrote:This question only shows no Buddhist faith.
What was your religion before you converted to Buddhism? :sage:

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Re: Disagreeing with Leigh Brasington

Post by tiltbillings » Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:40 am

ignobleone wrote:
SamKR wrote:
ignobleone wrote:He doesn't practice rightly since he doesn't follow the Buddha's instruction. He also missed some other clues in suttas. It's because he doesn't believe the instruction is quite well preserved (sutta is incomplete), thus he established his own subjective measure.
So, to have practiced rightly we should first believe that suttas are well preserved and complete?
This question only shows no Buddhist faith.
That is your opinion, your belief, but you do not know what is in the heart of others.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Disagreeing with Leigh Brasington

Post by ignobleone » Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:48 pm

ground wrote:What was your religion before you converted to Buddhism? :sage:
I've been a Buddhist since I was eleven. Prior to that, as a kid I had no believe system.

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Re: Disagreeing with Leigh Brasington

Post by tiltbillings » Sat Nov 03, 2012 9:37 pm

The point has been made and it serves no further purpose to impugn the faith of others. The thread is now locked.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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