[Buddha-l] What is direct experience?

lemmett at talk21.com lemmett at talk21.com
Sat Dec 4 04:25:21 MST 2010

> > Well you see, every knowledge is
> a representation, and
> > therefore 
> > conceptual. A thing is a combination of name and form
> in
> > Buddhist terms, 
> > so it is a representation, a product of the
> imagination.
> > Name and form 
> > are totally different entities that cannot come
> together by
> > themselves. 
> Er, thanks for the reply but I don't understand your last
> sentence...

Oh you just mean that name and form only combine when there is name?

>> empathy

I wouldn't say that being totally unaware of yourself is a good recipe for moral reasoning, it's just that I don't understand because you seemed to word your reply as if I had suggested that I did...

Thanks again,


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