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Saṃsāra (Sanskrit, Pali; also samsara) is a Buddhist term that literally means "continuous movement" and is commonly translated as "cyclic existence", "cycle of existence", etc. Within Buddhism, samsara is defined as the continual repetitive cycle of birth and death that arises from ordinary beings' grasping and fixating on a self and experiences.

Unless we have great faith, we don't actually start with wanting cessation of Samsara. If we started out truly not wanting Samsara then we would be starting out almost enlightened, wouldn't we? We … start out practicing because we want smaller attainments and realizations within Samsara(smaller than Nibbana) because we can only see things from the ego's point of view and to the ego, Nibbana looks …
answered Jul 20 '15 by Lowbrow
Samsara is a continuum of our individual mind moments. Dukkha is the deep down feeling that something is missing or wrong that occurs throughout Samsara. …
answered Sep 30 '15 by Lowbrow
"If it is the 1st time, that we are living in a world like this with so many technological advances, that would mean we are living in sansara which is not repeating, which in turns mean that new thing …
answered Mar 15 '17 by Lowbrow
The force that keeps one bonded to samsara is desire. Desire for continued existence. "Even in the midst of utmost Dukkha, why doesn't the realization come that let me leave this path that causes … to love without attatchment. Maybe I am missing something somewhere but what does our ability to love one another have to do with what keeps us bonded to samsara? …
answered Jan 2 '16 by Lowbrow
Are you not vanishing into the vast space of existence right now? Have you ever existed? Nibbana is the ultimate renunciation...Until you let go of wanting to exist or not wanting to exist you will n …
answered Mar 20 '15 by Lowbrow