Buddhist Answers For The Critical Questions

Author: Yalith Wijesurendra
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Now, what is the cause, what is the reason, why that has not been declared by
the Blessed One?” “Very well, then, great king, I will question you in return about
this very same matter. Answer as you see fit. What do you think great king: Do
you have ... or mathematician who can count the grains of sand in the river
Ganges as 'so many grains of sand' or 'so many hundreds of grains of sand' or 'so
many thousands of grains of sand' or 'so many hundreds of thousands of grains
of sand'?

Re Visioning Kamakura Buddhism

Author: Richard Karl Payne
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This is called "sand." Question: But then, grasses and trees also differ in color,
being blue, yellow, and so on; likewise, they differ in shape, being rectangular,
round, and so on. Why are they not regarded as sand? Answer: They are larger
and not hard. Sand is hard and small. Question: But then, dried grains office that
have been ground into pieces are also hard and small. Why are they not
regarded as sand? Answer: Those grains were originally soft and only later dried
and hardened.

Buddhist Legends

Author: Charles Rockwell Lanman
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The sands along the Ganges waste away; the waters in the ocean waste away;
The particles of dust of the earth waste away; the number thereof I can reckon by
my knowledge. (The meaning of the foregoing Stanza is as follows, "If, Reverend
Sir, All-wise Protector of the World, after answering this question, I should answer
hundreds and thousands of other questions, and for every question I answered I
should lay aside a single grain of sand or a single drop of water or a single
particle ...

The Spirit Of Contradiction In Christianity And Buddhism

Author: Hugh Nicholson
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Elsewhere the Buddha explains his refusal to answer by asking the king who
questions him whether he has any accountant capable of counting the grains of
sand in the Ganges or reckoning the volume of water in the ocean.178 This
somewhat cryptic response suggests a “transcendentalist” interpretation
according to which one should not inquire about realities that exceed one's
powers of comprehension. Both of these interpretations have the disadvantage of
being wedded to their ...

Buddhist Legends Trans Of Books 13 26

Author: Buddhaghosa
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The sands along the Ganges waste away; the waters in the ocean waste away;
The particles of dust of the earth waste away; the number thereof I can reckon by
my knowledge. (The meaning of the foregoing Stanza is as follows, "If, Reverend
Sir, All-wise Protector of the World, after answering this question, I should answer
hundreds and thousands of other questions, and for every question I answered I
should lay aside a single grain of sand or a single drop of water or a single
particle ...

101 Questions And Answers On Buddhism

Author: John Renard
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Buddhism is a "middle" way between hedonism and austerity, between pursuit
and avoidance. Third, to remove the cause of suffering, put an end to disordered
craving. That presupposes that one understands the two other essential
characteristics of existence that, along with suffering, constitute the human
predicament, namely, impermanence and nonself, themes taken up in greater
detail in the next question. ... All along the beach, the children began to construct
castles in the sand.

A Mind At Home With Itself

Author: Byron Katie
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The freedom of that realization has never left her. Its direct result, The Work, has helped millions of people all over the world to question their stressful thoughts and set themselves free from suffering.

As Appropriate

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My−oe Koben and the Problem of the Vinaya in Early Kamakura Buddhism Mark
Ty Unno. how do you distinguish the two? Answer: Golden sand is a rare
treasure, stored wrapped up in the bottom of a [jewel] box. Earthen sand is not a
treasure and fills the whole earth. The two are not comparable. Question: Why is
it that sand-gold found where it is dug up, not wrapped up in the bottom of a box,
but found everywhere in the earth, is not regarded as treasure? Answer: It is, in
fact, ...

The Path Of The Buddha

Author: Renuka Singh
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Since I was quite naughty, this answer worried me. It scared me and also seemed
simplistic. Are heaven and hell, good and evil, the only two alternatives? Aren't
matters of life and death more complex than that? These questions have
continued to intrigue me ever since. To make problems more complicated, I grew
up in the 195 0s in Malibu and California surrounded by sun, sea and sand
surfing, exploring, and getting into mischief—which made the whole business of
being ...

Translation Of Books 13 To 26

Author: Buddhaghosa
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The sands along the Ganges waste away; the waters in the ocean waste away;
The particles of dust of the earth waste away; the number thereof I can reckon by
my knowledge. (The meaning of the foregoing Stanza is as follows, "If, Reverend
Sir, All-wise Protector of the World, after answering this question, I should answer
hundreds and thousands of other questions, and for every question I answered I
should lay aside a single grain of sand or a single drop of water or a single
particle ...