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Nirvana is free from extremes.

A thing that comes and goes
Is dependent and produced by causes.
That which is not dependent and not produced by causes
Is taught to be nirvana. 13 more words

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Nirvana is not a thing.

Nirvana is not a thing.
It would then have the characteristics of aging and death.
No thing exists
Without aging and death.

Nagarjuna
From the Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way
Skt. Mūla-madhyamakakārikā

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Manam Review

Manam is a Telugu drama starring  Nageswara Rao, NagarjunaNaga Chaitanya , Shriya Saran and Samantha. It’s difficult to describe the topic of this film. 610 more words

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Monkey Reaching for the Moon #1: The Monkey

猴子捞月   Monkey Reaching for the Moon (Hasegawa Tōhaku (長谷川 等伯, 1539 – March 19, 1610)

I have a copy of this painting here in my study as a daily reminder of my chattering monkey mind.  801 more words

Philosophy

The reality of the Four Noble Truths

Whoever sees dependent arising,
Also sees suffering,
And its origin,
And its cessation, as well as the path.

Nagarjuna
From the Fundamental Verses on the Middle Way
Skt. Mūla-madhyamakakārikā

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Common Philosophical Mistakes I - Abusing the Laws of Dialectic Logic

This post has been deleted as it has been submitted for publication. I’ve left it up with this note so that the discussion in the comments section can continue. 9 more words

What if things weren't empty?

If things were not empty,
Then there would be neither achievement of that which has not been achieved;
Nor the act of ending suffering;
Nor the abandonment of all of the afflictions. 13 more words

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