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What is the invisible consciousness or consciousness without surface?

All evidence from the suttas points to it being a description of the deathless awareness peculiar to arahants: Hence it being the attainment that the Buddha uses to humble Brahma - despite also ...
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Is a thought of killing someone without actually killing him bad Karma?

If the thought arises unbidden - an intrusive thought - it isn't bad kamma. Only if you intentionally delight in and engage with the thought - fantasising or planning - does it become bad kamma. In ...
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Is a thought of killing someone without actually killing him bad Karma?

Is the thought of killing someone without actually killing him bad Karma? Of course, yes. Just forget the physical part, you (not you, the one who act. Don't take this personally) just killed him/her ...
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Is a thought of killing someone without actually killing him bad Karma?

If there's intention behind it, I expect it would, since intention is karma according to the suttas. The least it does is reinforce a negative, unhappy mental state, like wearing a groove with a wagon ...
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