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Is it wrong to wish you could die?

Look. You basically keep asking the same question. So my answer from last time still applies. But I suppose it's very hard to break through this mood, so let me re-emphasize a few things: You are not ...
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Is it wrong to wish you could die?

Is it wrong to wish you could die? I think it's an example of craving (i.e. a craving for something to not be, or to be other than it is), as described in the first noble truth. I'm so over life. I'...
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Is suicide similar to Nibbana?

What are the reasons why people equate suicide with Nibba> Because they do not understand what Nibbana means. Why is Nibbana totally different to suicide?> In Nibbana there is no re birth.
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Is Buddhist practice a form of suicide?

You have this turned around in your head (which is common enough), so let's go back to first principles. Buddhism does not suggest that: [...] all interest in life, the world, family, friends, ...
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Is suicide similar to Nibbana?

It is interesting to note that etymologically extinction means more or less the same thing as nibbana i.e. blowing out. Which is presumably why the dinosaurs haven't come back yet.
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Secular Buddhism and Suicide

The Buddha characterized our human lives as "dukkha". Often translated as "suffering", but that is really a bit dramatic. A more accurate definition is "unsatisfactoriness." This "...
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Buddhism on suicide

Possible list of reasons for not condoning suicide: You are intentionally taking a life which is breaking Sila and Vinaya It bring social problems like misery to loved ones and oftens dependents The ...
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Is suicide similar to Nibbana?

I would rather say that suicide and Nibbana are polar opposites, than “Suicide is similar to Nibbana”. North and South Poles are at opposite ends of the planet, and both are equally glacial, or very ...
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Is suicide similar to Nibbana?

There is no death in Samsara. If one commits suicide they go on to a new existence because that's what they want. It's not that one wants not to exist when one kills themself, it's that one wants not ...
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Is it wrong to wish you could die?

Some very concrete tips... The struggle to make sense of it, to find purpose and meaning, Try to end that struggle by firmly convincing yourself that there is no, can be no purpose and meaning. I ...
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Can a being be stuck in an endless cycle of depression and suicides?

According to DutiyaSāriputta Sutta (SN 55.5), one of the conditions for stream entry is hearing or learning the Dhamma from someone already acquainted with it. https://suttacentral.net/sn55.5/en/...
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Is self-mummification considered same as Nirvana?

The Buddha specifically rejected that kind of self mortification. In fact the first Buddhist monks were ascetics he had previously practiced that extreme asceticism with. After leaving them and ...
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Can Meditation lead to Suicide?

When a sick person goes to a doctor and does not get healed, sometimes we want to blame the doctor and sometimes we blame the entire western medicine. In some cases this may be justified: not all ...
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Is the existence of life & teaching Dhamma a form of attachment?

If I die then I won't exist according to Buddhism. The above statement is wrong. Whether Tathagata exists or not after death or Nirvana is not declared by Buddha. Is the existence of life a form of ...
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Is it wrong to wish you could die?

When the young Buddha realized that he was surrounded by everything that looked to him all wretched, he stealthily left the royal palace. In tranquility but in a different unknown place/s and company ...
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Is it wrong to wish you could die?

First of all, you don't have to take your life, even if you didn't cure your suffering. There are many escapes available from pointless suffering in this world. You can travel, spend time online or ...
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Is it wrong to wish you could die?

From how you employed words I can see that you got fine mind, so is fine sense - sensibility. From your other post you talked about trying in vain for already 6 years. I just want to tell you, 7 is ...
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Is suicide similar to Nibbana?

Nibbana? To think,means to divide.You must stop dividing reality only then you will experience the truth! Let me quote the great Tilopa: "Don’t recall. Don’t imagine. Don’t think. Don’t examine. ...
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Is suicide similar to Nibbana?

No, because in tipitaka, buddha and the other ariya never try to suicide. In contrast, ariya still accept chances to keep their life by eating, healing. For the example in vinaya, Buddha still ate, ...
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Is it wrong to wish you could die?

No doubt life is painful. That is why Buddha instigated us to go beyond birth, and old age and disease and death by the realization of the final end of that succession of rebirths. However suicide is ...
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Is suicide similar to Nibbana?

Ordinary people confuse similar words, not thinking what these words actually mean. Ordinary people think with labels and imagination. That's why instead of correct cognition people have wild ...
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