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Dukkha Buddha

lobsterlobster Veteran
edited July 5 in Philosophy

As we know or really should, existence is far from perfect. Some dharma schools, mentioning no names, create a mythical perfection.

The perfect sentient boing. The morning star totally wonderful Buddha. LOL. Pull the other one it's got bells on ...

Now the matricidal, wife abandoning, minor aristo, uber-mench aka Shakyamuni Buddha was [warning spoiler alerts] just a guy. Awake but with foibles, such as talking to imaginary gods, doing imaginary miracles and looking freaky ...
https://studybuddhism.com/en/advanced-studies/lam-rim/refuge/the-32-major-marks-of-a-buddha-s-physical-body

So the good news beyond fantasy dharma is even us hopeless, monstrous practitioners are in with a chance ...

Oh Yeah!

AlexVastmindShoshinhowRen_in_blackコチシカ

Comments

  • howhow Veteran Veteran

    It was my inability to understand what Zen koans were, that 1st pointed out the possible differences between a mind full of self identity and a mind less full of such limitations.

    federicaShoshinKerome
  • VastmindVastmind Memphis, TN Veteran
    edited July 5

    Cute video.
    I agree...we got a chance. 🤪

    ...I cannot think of koans and not think of Cinorjer, haha. ❤️.

    ShoshinDavidlobsterKerome
  • DavidDavid some guy Veteran
    edited July 5

    @lobster said:
    As we know or really should, existence is far from perfect. Some dharma schools, mentioning no names, create a mythical perfection.

    The perfect sentient boing. The morning star totally wonderful Buddha. LOL. Pull the other one it's got bells on ...

    Now the matricidal, wife abandoning, minor aristo, uber-mench aka Shakyamuni Buddha was [warning spoiler alerts] just a guy. Awake but with foibles, such as talking to imaginary gods, doing imaginary miracles and looking freaky ...
    https://studybuddhism.com/en/advanced-studies/lam-rim/refuge/the-32-major-marks-of-a-buddha-s-physical-body

    So the good news beyond fantasy dharma is even us hopeless, monstrous practitioners are in with a chance ...

    Oh Yeah!

    Not to be a pain but you make it seem like the Buddha was already awakened within Siddhartha when he left home.

    Once he woke up, he went back to his family but he was far from awakened when he split.

  • lobsterlobster Veteran

    Not to be a pain

    ¿ how ?
    ¿ who ?
    ¿Que?

    LOL. So far, so near ... B)

    David
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