chownah wrote:If one really comes to grip with the elimination of all doctrines of self then the issues of kamma and rebirth disappear. It is the fact that one has not come to grips with the elimination of all doctrines of self which creates the perceived problems of kamma and rebirth.
ground wrote:I never knows. When I ceases knowing unfolds and kamma and rebirth cease ... if there is distraction I arises again and knowing is veiled.
martian wrote:If what we know as "I" is just a product of the continuous interaction of the 5 Aggregates and the "I" that is reborn is really a different "I" produced again, by the continuous interaction of the aggregates,
then why would the present "I" be concerned about the condition the new "I" will be born into? A typical explanation about rebirth is a flame being transferred from one lamp to another. Even in this example the flame from the first lamp have no connection with the flame that will be produced next. The brightness or dullness of the first flame with not affect the quality of the next flame. If this is the case, then is there any need to be concerned about kamma beyond the present life and furthermore, rebirth? Hoping for some clarity. Thanks.
retrofuturist wrote:Greetings,Ven T's translator note for SN 22.36 wrote:Some people have said that the Buddha's teachings on the aggregates constitute his analysis of what we truly are; and that because the aggregates are impermanent and interdependent, we have an impermanent, interdependent self. This sutta, however, shows that we can be analyzed into the aggregates only if we feel obsession or attachment for them. If we don't feel these things, there's no way we can be measured, classified, or defined.
Source: http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka ... .than.html
binocular wrote:ground wrote:I never knows. When I ceases knowing unfolds and kamma and rebirth cease ... if there is distraction I arises again and knowing is veiled.
Awww. I don't believe you.
ground wrote:There is neither a need to believe the ideas that arise upon the eye contacting meaningless forms aka words, nor does there inhere an appeal to believe these conditioned ideas in these forms aka words. Ideas are just expressing themselves by means of words.
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