Nirvana

Nirvana - • When he died he wasn’t reborn so his death...

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Nirvana 07/03/2008 10:10:00 Anatman – no self Mistaken idea of self leads to suffering – because want to preserve it, keep it  permanently happy – but no self to preserve So niradha – truth 3 is the cessation of suffering through realizing no –self,  getting rid of ignorance Nirvana – what you Buddha – exhausted his karma – so will never be born again Action without attachment – to false idea of self – doesn’t create karma So karma comes from attachment  Buddha from age 36 to 80 acted without attachment, no new karma, plus old  karma used up
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Unformatted text preview: • When he died, he wasn’t reborn, so his death was called pari nirvana – final nirvana • Died from bad food – pork or mushrooms Early Indian Buddhists were not vegetarian and ate whatever was donated – could not ask for things or hint for anything Buddha – discovered dharma 8 fold path prajna – wisdom • Right view • Right thought ← Shila – moralisty • Right speech • Right action • Right livelihood ← Samadhi – meditation • Right effort • Right mindfulness • Right concentration 07/03/2008 10:10:00 ← 07/03/2008 10:10:00 ←...
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