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If the mind cannot apprehend it, then it is beyond understanding. And it would be better to not spend any time thinking about it. Yet the Buddha did not include it among the unmentionables.
Anyhow I’m surprised no one has yet mentioned the two truths doctrine
The two truths doctrine states that there is:
Provisional or conventional truth which describes our daily experience of a concrete world, and
Ultimate truth which describes the ultimate reality as sunyata, empty of concrete and inherent characteristics.
Nagarjuna and Chandrakirthi ahoy!
-That's sort of what I was getting at:
Nibbana is an existing reality
...The Buddha refers to Nibbana as a 'dhamma'. For example, he says "of all dhammas, conditioned or unconditioned, the most excellent dhamma, the supreme dhamma is, Nibbana"...
Another word used by the Buddha to refer to Nibbana is 'Sacca', which means 'truth', an existing reality. This refers to Nibbana as the truth, a reality that the Noble ones have known through direct experience...
What is your thinking on ultimate truth?
Is truth more important than happiness?
Slow down and do one thing at a time...
For me, when I breath and watch my fear, I'll oftentimes achieve a sense of detachment...
The music echoes still, yet the amplifiers are quiet. And the criminals have all departed, leaving in their wake ill-will, smudges on the mirror and fresh memories of ripping music played.
But soft, her face doth now present itself to me, in my mind’s eye, with her gentle voice asking, "have you been behaving foolishly?"