I heard someone saying that if we look close enough the “Me” that exists in the morning is not the same “Me” that goes to sleep at night. Since we are a collection of moments due to cause and effect. This had me thinking; if the “Me” that is alive right now, is not going to be the same “Me” in a future life; then why bother striving for Buddha hood in the first place? It won’t be “Me” who finally fulfills the vow of becoming a fully enlightened being for the benefit of all. Can you please share your thoughts on this? -from Rafael
That is a good question…I like it.
The me in the morning and night are ‘different’. The me now and in future lives are ‘different’. But that is because this me is still subject to impermanence due to it’s unenlightened nature.
Once enlightened..it remains the same me…LOL.
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