posted on May, 8 2011 @ 05:23 PM
This is not a thread on religion as such, but a comparison of two philosiphies that both state it is possible to achieve superhuman abilities based on
what paradigm you see the world as being. Both Christianity and Buddhism agree on the fundimental nature of matter and reality and both have stories
of people achieveing supernatural feats based on their understanding of this philosiphy. examples below.
Aslo note how this shared philosiphy on what reality is, is now becoming more relivent as seen through the scientific paradigm of quantum physics and
So could it be that these miraculous stories are not infact fairy tales?
•Gospel of Mary
•All natures, all formed things, all creatures exist in and with one another and will again be resolved into their own roots, because the nature of
matter is dissolved into the roots of its nature alone. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.
Apostle Peter initially showed great faith by walking on the water towards Jesus, but as he walked fear grasped him as he began to sink. Immediately
Jesus reached out his hand and caught him, saying: "You of little faith, why did you doubt?"
During the third week after The Buddha's Enlightenment, the devas were unsure about whether Siddhartha Gautama had truly attained enlightenment or
not. As proof of his enlightenment, The Buddha, using only his mind, allegedly created a golden bridge in the air, and walked up and down the bridge
for an entire week
On one occasion, the Buddha allegedly flew into a Brahma's world, and explained to the Brahma that all things are transient and temporary and devoid
of independent existence. After being persuaded by the Buddha's words, the Brahma decided to follow The Buddha's Dharma.
The Brahma then requested a competition of powers between the two of them. Whenever the Brahma hid himself, the Buddha ended up pointing out where he
was located. Then, the Buddha hid himself in voidness and meditation but the Brahma could not spot him. The Brahma's faith in the Buddha was
All natures, all formed things, all creatures exist in and with one another and will again be resolved into their own roots, because the nature of
matter is dissolved into the roots of its nature alone
all things are transient and temporary and devoid of independent existence.