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Thread: What do you believe

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    Forums Member clw_uk's Avatar
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    My interest in Buddhism comes from a recognition of Dukkha and Buddhadhamma as being the only way to overcome it.

    The only belief I have is if I practice well, then there will be Nibbana. However through practice initial belief becomes verified through experience and is transformed into knowledge. The come and see approach :)

  2. #22
    Quote Originally Posted by stuka View Post
    The word "belief" has several definitions. Harris appears to be referring to beliefs without substantiation, essentially blind faith in superstitions. That buddhist practices will deliver inner peace is a notion that can be tested and confirmed through direct experience. Thus it becomes a matter of what the Buddha called "confirmed confidence" rather than blind belief.

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