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Yes, if wishing toward Path, good householder, as it begins with Right view, wherein this view is included: "And how is one made pure in three ways by mental action? There is the case where a certain person is not covetous. He does not covet the belongings of others, thinking, 'O, that what belongs to others would be mine!' He bears no ill will and is ...


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Do we have to believe that good people exists? You don't have to believe anything. It's entirely up to you. Buddhism is more of a practical religion based on experience rather than on belief. As long as one is not fully Enlightened there will remain defilements (latent tendencies) in the mind. A great focus in Buddhism is the cultivation of goodness, ...


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Suppose a person was working under the sun for a hard days toil. He grew thirsty and went inside to find something to quench his thirst. Upon the table he saw a clear glass of liquid and assuming it was water that his wife prepared for him, he rushed and carelessly gulped down the whole thing. From the odd taste he quickly suspected something was wrong. ...


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Isnt the pain from our faults push us to the correct path? Pain and suffering certainly pushes people towards religion and spirituality in search for answers and a possible solution. At the same time pain and suffering, if used correctly as vehicles, can become fertilizer for spiritual growth. What pushes us further on the (correct) path is clarity of mind, ...


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