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Posted by zac (203.76.17.27) on May 22, 2000 at 16:25:38:

In Reply to: Re: Fellow Buddhists, I need you help! posted by Stephen Pema Dorje on May 22, 2000 at 09:32:55:

Gotama did not renounce or 'give up' wife and child, he saw that the concepts of wife and child were merely concepts, that such relationships were a part of samsara and unenlightening. But i agree that helping others in the search for truth is a far better act than simply leaving them. Good point.
zac


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