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Samsara & Suffering
    #3979993 - 03/28/05 01:37 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

There was once a couple who lived in a house together with their son and his wife. Behind the house was a small lake. The father was very fond of fishing and every day he would catch fish and bring them home for the family to eat. One day a stranger fell in love with the son's wife and committed adultery with her. When the son found out, he killed him. Since the murdered man was so attached to the wife, he was reborn as her child. Shorly afterwards, the old mother died, and since she was so attached to the house and the family she was reborn as their pet dog. Later the old father died, and since he was so fond of fishing in he took rebirth as one of the fish in the lake. The son then went fishing and caught that fish. He took it home and his wife fried it. The dog smelt the fish and came to get the bones. As the son ate the fish that was his father, he cradled the child who was his enemy, and kicked away the dog that was his mother. With clairvoyance Shariputra beheld this scene and declared "Samsara makes me laugh!"

-- Geshe Kelsang Gyatso in Joyful Path of Good Fortune


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Re: Samsara & Suffering [Re: Ped]
    #3980044 - 03/28/05 01:53 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

this world of samsara can make one to laugh, or to cry...
both are indeed understandable responses to our situation...
but (to a human being, anyways) - well, laughing seems to hurt less...


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