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The confusion lies within mistakenning a 2nd body just as this body. The 2nd body, or any other bodies, is an image in your sight. Anything more than an image, is fabricated upon it. Although it is not to declare the other bodies don't exist. It is merely stating in your experience, there is no other body except body images. Thus in your experience there is ...


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If two people are standing in a cold room, they can both discuss "Why do I feel I am cold" vs. "Why don't I feel that you are cold" until they both freeze to death. That discussion would have a sad ending. However, one can also avoid the mental chatter and simply put on a jacket when cold. And in this way both people could become warmer ...


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The question of why ‘awareness’ has a perspective, why is it not free to roam, so that now it is seeing things from the perspective of your physical body, and now seeing things from the perspective of my physical body, is an explosion of phantasms of conceptual ideas littering your understanding. However, the major oversight is not seeing that your question ...


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Your world is a process which you collect stimulus from sensory organs and then interpret them, identify and categorize them using previous memories and behaviors. If you take for an example your eyes. Eye receives a picture, sends it to the brain. brain interprets it based on previous memories, experiences and behaviors. Then a value is assigned in your ...


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In Buddhism we talk of two kinds of truths: the conventional truth (or relative, worldly) and the ultimate truth (or absolute). In the conventional truth we can say that there is a self. For example, we can say things like “take refuge in myself” or “one should restrain oneself”. In the Dhammapada there is a full chapter of verses of the Buddha speaking in ...


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