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originally posted by: NarcolepticBuddha
a reply to: Lumenari
Well if you really want to know the magic trick..
All meditation is the same. One is not better than the other. Your intent, desire, and determination is the only way to find spirit.
All roads lead to Rome. Blaze your own trail or follow someone else's.
This is just my very humble opinion of course.
originally posted by: TheJesuit
So now im pissed A little because how can I not control my own thoughts!
Is there any relationship between the thinker and his thought, or is there only thought and not a thinker? If there are no thoughts there is no thinker. When you have thoughts, is there a thinker? Perceiving the impermanency of thoughts, thought itself creates the thinker who gives himself permanency; so thought creates the thinker; then the thinker establishes himself as a permanent entity apart from thoughts which are always in a state of flux. So, thought creates the thinker and not the other way about. The thinker does not create thought, for if there are no thoughts, there is no thinker. The thinker separates himself from his parent and tries to establish a relationship, a relationship between the so-called permanent, which is the thinker created by thought, and the impermanent or transient, which is thought. So, both are really transient.
Pursue a thought completely to its very end. Think it out fully, feel it out and discover for yourself what happens. You will find that there is no thinker at all. For, when thought ceases, the thinker is not. We think there are two states, as the thinker and the thought. These two states are fictitious, unreal. There is only thought, and the bundle of thought creates the 'me', the thinker. Jiddu Kristnamurti.
originally posted by: airforce47
A flag for a funny thread and I could do it but it would be a waste of time such as reading this thread but the ensuing laugh is worth the loss of time...
originally posted by: BEBOG
Once you land try to widen that mental quiessence; four years of mental silence is suggested... or else you'll be just as rotten as any ol proselizer.