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Buddha - Diamond sutra - Extract: The universe is not the universe, it is called the universe

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003240

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A description of the experience

The Diamond Sutra  - Shakyamuni Buddha

 ‘Subhuti, what do you think – are there many atoms in a billion world universe?’

 Subhuti said ‘Very many, World Honoured One’.

 ‘Subhuti, those atoms the Realised One says are not atoms, they are called atoms.  The Realised One says that the universe is not the universe, it is called the universe

The source of the experience

Buddha

Concepts, symbols and science items

Concepts

Atom

Symbols

Science Items

Activities and commonsteps

Activities

Suppressions

Communing with nature
Relaxation

Commonsteps

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