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Old 03-12-2017, 04:56 PM
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Old 03-12-2017, 04:58 PM
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And Howdy lamit! I appreciate you giving these lovely questions for us to play with.

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Old 03-12-2017, 10:46 PM
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And Howdy lamit! I appreciate you giving these lovely questions for us to play with.

Keep having fun! S.

Yes here's a question.

Why is it that you are so patronising about those who choose NA? Is it not possible to see that seekers vary and that should they find NA suits them, it is not some state they need to recover from once they discover and take on some TA practise that they currently regard as unecessary:)
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Old 03-12-2017, 11:39 PM
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Anatta is one of the three Dhamma seals in Buddhism which characterize all Buddhist teachings, it's not a "general rule."

Ajahn Sumedho:


Further, and more to the point, which you have continued to side step post after post:



Buddha taught that to hold that there is a self or there is no self are both wrong views. Buddha did not teach anyone that they and other people did not exist. You mistake mindfulness for robotism and keep promulgating this view as Buddhist, when it is not. I understand it is a subtle error and an easy one to make.

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This is why I said it's not the length of your quips that was responded to, it's the accuracy, and it has nothing to do with accepting it. It's a very easy mistake for a self practicing Buddhist to make, especially when you've read some.

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Ok, accept that which you find more suitable.
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Old 04-12-2017, 08:00 AM
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Yes here's a question.

Why is it that you are so patronising about those who choose NA? Is it not possible to see that seekers vary and that should they find NA suits them, it is not some state they need to recover from once they discover and take on some TA practise that they currently regard as unecessary:)

Oops. am I? (patronising) I wouldn't have thought so... I am critical, I found Eckhart Tolle exceedingly useful but, of the people I've known who've read him... it didn't seem to help them much. NA is kinda, in my view, the icing on the cake... not cake, in that you do somewhat need to have some progress made already, and if as you suggest they then discover TA, no problem, thats good. Recover from? Back track a little maybe.
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Oops. am I? (patronising) I wouldn't have thought so... I am critical, I found Eckhart Tolle exceedingly useful but, of the people I've known who've read him... it didn't seem to help them much. NA is kinda, in my view, the icing on the cake... not cake, in that you do somewhat need to have some progress made already, and if as you suggest they then discover TA, no problem, thats good. Recover from? Back track a little maybe.

Patronising nonsense typical of some TA supporters. Not all thankfully. Some realize that One size does not fit all and accept that they do not know, cannot know, the characters that select a solution different to their own, and that all solutions are acceptable and valid for those that select them.
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Old 04-12-2017, 10:57 AM
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Chur Bro! The pussy cats and me say hi too!

Ba'cat'cha, from the Shihtzu and the Retriever.
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I miss my little Shihtzu who died about a year ago. =/
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