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Could liberation be the realisation of this? Liberation occurs after reality is observed for the first time without the lense of belief. As you know from the Buddha’s teachings, reality is not what it seems, for we provide many layers of assumptions that prop up the world as we know it. To see clearly through the illusion, we must prove these beliefs to be ...


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I wonder if 'Consciousness' is many "Facets Of One Entity" and that in itself all things from Good to Bad are part of this entity, and from this the Entity is itself playful, and that all actions (karma's) are created by itself? No. There is no ONE entity. Otherwise, are we in purgatory held by another consciousness? Consciousness is Anatta. It ...


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In MN121 the Buddha explains his step by step method for achieving Liberation or Nirvana. This method relies on the gradual removal or abandonment or "giving up" of objects and any boundaries/limits, any separation, any division. First, the gross objects/limits/separation is removed, then medium-gross objects/limits/separation is abandoned, then ...


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Councioussness cannot be measured. Because all is measured by itself, but measured things cant measured the instrument of measurement i.e. councioussness. Counciousness is pool of whole, we are part of that. When individual councioussness ceases altogether, with cessation of I, it finds itself a part of universal councioussness. So, then question of coming &...


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As i understand it, It is like perception of infinite space but without the space. There is then only the conception & perception of a boundless pleasantness. There is the concept of infinity in play, consciousness is delineated due to the pleasantness of it's [boundless] perception.


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I think this question can only be answered by those who have actual insight of it but still I will like to answer with the help of some references so that it will be helpful for you to contemplate. First let's see Infinite space from Rohitassa Sutta, "I tell you, friend, that it is not possible by traveling to know or see or reach a far end of the ...


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These two infinite spheres that you ask about are the same. They are the same because they are imaginative attempts to conceive of something about reality: one which you say you can comprehend, and the other you ask about so that you can comprend it. They are the same because ultimately, they speak of reality, which has no pieces, aspects, parts, ...


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Good householder, infinitive means that it has no border, no end, not even a perception of such. And like Upasaka Vorapol (Bonn) tried to transmit. Coming from a merely outwardly infinitive perception of space, the object, one turns at this stage toward the "subject", the consciousness, that of what knows, be aware of, mind. And of course, at least ...


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Please keep in mind my answer comes from my personal experience alone, and not from a study of Buddhist texts. Also, I want to establish terminology because conversations like this can get very confusing if we aren’t extremely clear about what we are talking about. When I say consciousness, I am talking about a specific sensate experience I can most directly ...


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To measure is to assess. Consciousness exists to assess, to make choices. One assesses to gain more. Gaining more, consciousness grows. The measure of consciousness is what we gain. DN15:15.2: Suppose there were totally and utterly no assessing for anyone anywhere. When there’s no assessing at all, with the cessation of assessing, would desire and lust ...


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Everything depending on their causes. If you want to know anything you need to know their causes and effects, so you should comprehend both spheres' dependent origination to understand them both. What are you talking about is the object of consciousness. Consciousness in 30 spheres are knowing the object. When the meditator meditated, did karma, infinite-...


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What about all the perfected ones, the fully awakened Buddhas who lived in the past? Have you comprehended their minds to know thatKiṃ te, sāriputta, ye te ahesuṃ atītamaddhānaṃ arahanto sammāsambuddhā, sabbe te bhagavanto cetasā ceto paricca viditā:those Buddhas had such ethics, or such qualities, or such wisdom, or such meditation, or such freedom?”‘...


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Existence, Consciousness, Bliss is described as Brahman by Vedanta but surely that only applies when viewed through the veil of Maya and experienced as the universe. As awareness/ consciousness is always "on", no matter of what state it's in then surely awareness/ consciousness would still experience non-existence, akin to our lack of any ...


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The Buddha state is beyond description, the Heart Sutra gives clear indications of this. The other clearest larger transmission I am aware of outside of the Heart Sutra for directly developing the Buddhic mindset is the Avatamsaka Sutra. Though this text seems unknown to the Tibetans it was widely transmitted in China, Korea and Japan. This text is also ...


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Good householder, It's maybe good to find correction in regard of fundamental things, spoken on the Sublime Buddha's Dhamma, and the talk Freedom from Buddha Nature, starting with two quotes: “What is the mind? The mind isn’t ‘is’ anything.” “The mind is neither good nor evil, but it’s what knows good and knows evil. It’s what does good and does evil. And ...


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