re Steve's "Pure Land," Devachan, techniques for transcending those ...
Feb 06, 2003 08:33 PM
Steve wrote: << According to legend, the denizen of the
Pure Land ecentually exhausts all his or her good
karma. He or she then sees his or her garments begin to
tatter or soil. The fruits on the trees begin to show signs
of overripeness. And these are the signs that good
karms is soon to be exhausted and the dweller will "die"
out of the Pure Land and be reborn in another of the six
If one is successful in neutralizing enough karma to
substantially transcend karmic repercussions, I suspect
that that might lead to various forms of greater stability ...
That is, I'm speculating that such stability might be
possible, sooner or later, for those who have learned their
lesson from experiencing enough of such as overripe
fruit, tattered duds, wrinkles, gray hairs, stains, rainy
days, poor TV programming, empty peanut butter jars,
bad hair days, warm pop, unsalted peanuts, healthfood,
etc, etc ...
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