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by Bundokji
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Purifying the mind and the idea of sin
Replies: 9
Views: 11493

Re: Purifying the mind and the idea of sin

Disagree strongly because he is using purity as compared to theist belief, it is comparative purity. The purity in way of mind from a buddhist POV lies below the formation of belief itself, regardless of what virtues that belief reveals because the purity of mind is an aspect of pure self. This tru...
by Bundokji
Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Purifying the mind and the idea of sin
Replies: 9
Views: 11493

Re: Purifying the mind and the idea of sin

I could talk about this topic from a christian perspective as I have deep relationship with that practice but it led me to the lotus sutra (some might content I led myself through it) and in the Lotus Sutra all beings in Buddhist cosmology bow to Buddha. After a decade of contemplation I see it to ...
by Bundokji
Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Purifying the mind and the idea of sin
Replies: 9
Views: 11493

Re: Purifying the mind and the idea of sin

Thanks Nicholas :anjali: Another similarity i can think of is that there is a root cause for suffering. In theistic religions, there is the notion of "original sin" while in Buddhism the root cause is ignorance. Both seem to require effort though, but in the case of Buddhism, effort is directed towa...
by Bundokji
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Purifying the mind and the idea of sin
Replies: 9
Views: 11493

Re: Purifying the mind and the idea of sin

How do you now understand the differences yourself? If i am provided with definitions of both terms, then i can spot differences based on the definitions, but i am unable see a meaningful difference that i can relate to from my own experience. The term "sin" on its own does not seem to convey a mea...
by Bundokji
Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: General Dharma comparisons
Topic: Purifying the mind and the idea of sin
Replies: 9
Views: 11493

Purifying the mind and the idea of sin

Monotheistic religions use terms such as "sin" to describe problematic behavior/action and recommend repentance to redeem oneself, while Buddhism uses terms such as "bad kamma" and "purifying the mind".

How to understand the differences between the two?
by Bundokji
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Islam, Sufism-Islamic mysticism
Topic: Does all discrimination rejected in Koran?
Replies: 4
Views: 29961

Re: Does all discrimination rejected in Koran?

The youtube video is no longer available hence i am unable to listen to the context in which the claim that "all discrimination rejected in Koran" is made. Unless in a very specific context, the claim seem to be false.