My cat is a buddha

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My cat is a buddha

Post by Bobwidget » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:34 pm

My cat is a Buddha. No its not. Though it is a little body that is automatically aware it still uses the little mind. Unable to reflect and see it can rely on its physical body that is automatically aware instead of its little mind. Buddha nature. Animal mind. Unable to grasp its prime nature it is not a Buddha.

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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by Mason » Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:22 pm

Your cat is a cat. What is Buddha?
"The Way needs no cultivation, just do not defile. What is defilement? When with a mind of birth and death one acts in a contrived way, then everything is a defilement. If one wants to know the Way directly: Ordinary Mind is the Way!"

- Record of Ma-tsu

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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by fuki » Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:55 am

Mason wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:22 pm
What is Buddha?
The cat in the back room.
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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by fuki » Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:44 am

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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by Mason » Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:24 pm

fuki wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:55 am
The cat in the back room.
Ah, Schrödinger's lounge :lol:
"The Way needs no cultivation, just do not defile. What is defilement? When with a mind of birth and death one acts in a contrived way, then everything is a defilement. If one wants to know the Way directly: Ordinary Mind is the Way!"

- Record of Ma-tsu

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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by fuki » Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:41 pm

:lol:

We never put cats in the oven, not even imagined ones.
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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by Mason » Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:56 pm

fuki wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:41 pm
We never put cats in the oven
Very glad to hear that :lol:
"The Way needs no cultivation, just do not defile. What is defilement? When with a mind of birth and death one acts in a contrived way, then everything is a defilement. If one wants to know the Way directly: Ordinary Mind is the Way!"

- Record of Ma-tsu

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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by fuki » Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:00 pm

Mason wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:56 pm
fuki wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:41 pm
We never put cats in the oven
Very glad to hear that :lol:
Do Us a favour ("and" Joe ) and post that lovely picture of the cats lying on you on a couch with the laptop.
The catchphrase could be "Hidden Buddha" (Meido book pun)
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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by Mason » Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:16 pm

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"The Way needs no cultivation, just do not defile. What is defilement? When with a mind of birth and death one acts in a contrived way, then everything is a defilement. If one wants to know the Way directly: Ordinary Mind is the Way!"

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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by fuki » Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:16 pm

:111:

"not moving in a dark room" :lol:

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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by Bobwidget » Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:02 pm

Cats are so cool. Masters of their little attentions. Ignoring us half the time we try to get their little attentions but still hearing us. No they are not little buddhas. Buddha body's not Buddha minds. This saying is incorrect. Flawed. Anyone can write philosophy or imagine concepts. To be or not to be? Is the dumbest question on earth. You already exist without even trying at all.

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Re: My cat is a buddha

Post by fuki » Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:41 pm

Bobwidget wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 4:02 pm
Cats are so cool. Masters of their little attentions. Ignoring us half the time we try to get their little attentions but still hearing us. No they are not little buddhas. Buddha body's not Buddha minds. This saying is incorrect. Flawed. Anyone can write philosophy or imagine concepts. To be or not to be? Is the dumbest question on earth. You already exist without even trying at all.
Cats are cool glad to hear you like them.
As for the topic title, I've never said a cat was or wasn't a Buddha, for me "is" and "is not" do not apply to phenomena (and 'self), if you'd have one or more actual authentic awakening experiences, you might feel the same and wouldn't have the urge perhaps to start topics like this. Actually I did say before that a pooping dog was a Buddha, but no one really understand what such words mean. But here's a nice quote for you.

"Without differentiation,
there is no knower.

Without a knower
there are no words.

Without words
there is neither existence
nor non-existence.

Neither knowing
nor not knowing.

All dharmas are this way.

~Pranjaparamita Sutra
:cat:
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