I am on the plane to Atlanta. I have been reflecting upon the Buddhist concept of Emptiness over and over. If you are not familiar with Emptiness, it is one of the major facets of Buddhism, and also one of the most enigmatic. I can perceive it intellectually, though somehow I cannot experience it emotionally.

It has a great deal to do with the concept of Self, or rather Non-Self. Something to do with what really makes up a human personality and its connection with the outside world. We are supposed to be kind t... continue reading


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Life after death is an eternal life. The life that we will never find the death anymore. It is different life from the life in the world.


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