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The Double Insurance Of The Buddha’s Teachings

May. 31 | To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticise. – Source uncertain At a Buddhist bookshop, I encountered a customer who asked what is a particularly unique feature (among many others) about the Buddha’s...

The Gold Standard Test For Truth

Jan. 21 | Do not rely merely on the person, but on the words; Do not rely merely on the words, but on their meaning; Do not rely merely on the provisional meaning, but on the definitive meaning; and Do not rely merely on intellectual understanding, but on direct...

Can ‘Buddhists’ Not Believe In Rebirth?

Dec. 4 | If you do not believe in unenlightened rebirth, what are you seeking liberation from? [to be continued…] – Stonepeace There are some who do not believe in the Buddha’s teachings on rebirth, who nevertheless consider themselves to be...

How To Know If The Buddha Teaches The Truth?

May. 31 | Question: How do we know that the Buddha’s teachings is the truth? Answer: Through active learning, practising, testing and questioning the teachings. There is no world religion or philosophy that confidently advocates as much diligent intelligent...

Extreme Skepticism

Jan. 30 | Extreme skepticism that questions everything else should be extremely skeptical by questioning itself too. – Stonepeace

Are Teachers Reflections Of Their Students?

Oct. 25 | When the student is ready, the master appears. (When the students wrongly assume they are ready, the might maras appear.) – Zen Saying (extended) There is the mistaken notion, that after ‘carefully’ choosing human gurus (spiritual teachers),...

The Doubt Paradox

May. 9 | Once you have doubts if you are enlightened, have no doubt you are not yet enlightened, because enlightenment is about absolute certainty. (If you are enlightened like the Buddha, why are you not ‘enlightening’ others like the Buddha?) ~...
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