[Robert Talk] The 5 Aggregates: The Doorways To Freedom

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NOTE: THE DHARMA TALK BEGINS AT TIME STAMP 01:05:30, PRECEDED BY: QI GONG MOVEMENT MEDITATION (STARTING AT TIME STAMP 00:47:00)  AND ANNOUNCEMENTS.

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THE FIVE AGGREGATES OF CLINGING (HOW A PERSON EXPERIENCES THEMSELF AS AN INDIVIDUAL)

1. MATTER/BODY

2. FEELING/SENSATION

3. PERCEPTION

4. MENTAL FABRICATIONS

5. CONSCIOUSNESS

 

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A Caution To Everyone,

By Ogden Nash

 

Consider the auk;

Becoming extinct because he forgot how to fly, and could only walk.

Consider man, who may well become extinct

Because he forgot how to walk and learned how to fly before he thinked.

 

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“I teach one thing and one thing only: suffering and the end of suffering.”

[The Buddha, in his first teaching]

 

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BOOK REFERENCE

Lady of the Lotus

By William Edmund Barrett

(The novel about Yaśodhara, wife of Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9266563-lady-of-the-lotus

Date: 
Sunday, May 5, 2019