reply to post by MBMASON
As a Buddhist I have been practicing mindfulness for around 5 year now, a lot more than your 15-30 day get enlightened quick scheme. I have been on a
few retreats including Vipassana retreats. I have many different states of consciousness including bliss
I know tons of people, just like yourself, who talk about decades of practice, vipassana retreats, bliss, etc, but once they tried Mahasi Noting, said
it was like a rocket ship to the primordial. Perhaps give it a go.
If I tried a method, and it didn't produce fruit by year one, it's out the window, personally speaking
. I am definitely not enlightened. So being told I'm not ready by an internet guru is laughable.
Hasn't Buddhism yet taught you, never to assume nor to project? Maybe reinvestigate the teachings, because then by your very assumptions, we can call
you an "internet Buddhist", which would also be laughable.
It's also comical that a message of GTFO to get rid of " whiners and cry baby's " is something that a truly enlightened person would say.
Please then do post the scripture from the Book of "How an Enlightened Person Must Act." You seem to have it all figured out.
Regardless of how other teachers treat their students. And yes it's true that the Buddha did not answer all questions about god, because he deemed
them unnecessary regarding the 4 noble truths and the nature of suffering. Because he didn't answer every question certainly doesn't mean he told
them to GTFO.
You really don't see your own ego, do you?
The whole statement above is relative. Read the 3 pages of thread, and look at how many people "got it", and the GTFO did not effect them, and yet
it effects you. How funny is that? Also take note, that there is something called "Spiritual Pride" which is also a trap. It looks something like,
"I've been on the Path for X amount of years, X amount of retreats, your just a so and so who doesn't know, and so on enter the following
Yet all of I've said, is this is very VERY fast method, vetted, tested, and popular amongst a lot pf practioners right now. If you want to waste time
and debate (without having tried this yourself), then you can GTFO because your wasting time
I got nothing but Love for you, and wish you the fastest, quickest path to Enlightenment, and everyone else. Life is short, so go and get it.
Otherwise, you are still wasting time by trying to debate something, instead of trying it out for yourself.
As a truly enlightened being who completely has absolved all of their ego, knows the absolute truth about how the mind and consciousness work, and
completely knows the true nature of reality and how the universe works. And also has completely ended suffering in your life. I would think you'd be
a bit more humble and maybe welcome the skeptics and whiners and cry baby's seeing as how you pretty much have perfect knowledge.
1. There are various stages of Enlightenment after stream entry. Some of the stages, X amount of Skandhas are still being resolved.
2. GTFO was a specific ploy, for people like yourself to play into. It was a conscious decision to put it there to A. Grab peoples attention. B. See
that those who transcend it, can get straight to the method. And C. Those who are bothered by it, have yet to resolve their own ego and
3. GTFO as a specific ploy was done purposefully, because I have done so before on ATS with similar threads in the past. For example this one here:
You Want To Se Your Ego? Your all Useless, Scumbag, Idiots
4. The majority of people are completely wrapped in Unconsciousness and Ego, resulting in them not wanting anything to do with Enlightenment. So there
is no need to waste each others time. Hence the directness/bluntness. I've approached average folks with this stuff for the last decade, and so
understand human nature/mind/unconsciousness.
I know my ego still exists and still has a powerful influence over me. It's you my friend that needs to look into the mirror and realize that your
ego also has a hold of you. It's clearly evident by the way to speak to anyone who doubts you.
More assumptions/projections/illusions. 24/7, from the moment the body wakes up, there is direct awareness of the ego, where it arises from (Amrita
Nadi) and takes it place in the front of the head. Along with that comes direct and permanent seeing/experiencing, that the ego/mind is not me, and
there is no more mixing with Rigpa. That is my direct testimony.
While yours is
I know my ego still exists and still has a powerful influence over me.
That does not make you better than me, but it may be proof that in 30 days of Mahasi Noting, you can get to deeper levels, than 5 years of
vipassana/retreats. Also note, that I never projected/assumed, you to be this way or that way. You said it yourself. If there was a deep level of
detachment, you would have never attached to GTFO the way you are doing now.
And I would NEVER EVER for the life of me, expect a Buddhist to get attached to it
From a Buddhist view anyway most people seek enlightenment for the goodness of all sentient beings.
That's why this thread is up. To share with others. I even hope and wish for you to get it, and see past your own ego which you admit has powerful
influence over you. IF you jump directly into Advaita, you'll come across a direct teaching that says ego/mind is only illusions/thoughts/unreal.
Keep that view for a few weeks and it will fall away, be seen as not you, permanently.
The "status quo" in tibet says, you need decades in monasteries. Its not true. Primordial Being Grounds are already our underlying nature, people
just need a good push to see it. Took me 15 minutes with a Zen Koan for my first dip into Enlightenment.
I've said what I need to say and will leave your thread now, so you can continue to enlightening the masses oh holy Man-God.
All is well my Brother. Your words have revealed your state. Try the Method for 30 days (its not my Method and is roughly 100 years old), and come
back here and let us now if you reached a permanent detachment from ego/mind.
Otherwise, us debating this its like debating colors with blind men.
Hopefully we can all get back on topic now, like this was originally intended, hence the GTFO with debaters!!!!