Too often, in our very understandable rush to the Middle, we disregard things that seem incongruous with our understanding of what exactly the Middle Way is.
I’ve practiced this style of study/meditation for many years and have found that it helps me retain information, calm my body/mind, and attain insight. For my internet Sangha, I share this description of a practice with the hope that some may find benefit. Namo Buddha Namo Dharma Namo Sangha Namo Infinite Light Buddha ~Nguyen Giac
The belief in relative voidness gives rise to a mind that clings to the notion of annihilation. Emptiness as “voidness” just doesn’t exist 😉 .
Such a strange and powerful question.. Interestingly enough, there is a very specific answer provided in the Maha-parinibbana Sutta: Last Days of the Buddha. Let’s look at it!