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Is Nirvana Indescribable? Is it Permanent?

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
Is Nirvana Indescribable? Is it Permanent?

Nirvana or the awakened state is often said to be indescribable, and typically understood as permanent. We’ll consider both of these claims, and look at a neat thought experiment by philosopher Frank Jackson along the way. Suttas mentioned: The Unconditioned (SN 43.12, 14-43)  (The rest of this sutta appears not to be available online). The […]

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