KILLING THE BUDDHA?

The Rōbert [Cholo] Report (pron: Rō'bear Re'por)

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it means that you can’t be a follower and find your Self.

You can’t look to another, even a Buddha, to resolve the issues and questions of your existence – the fundamental fears and torments that arise in the dark-night-of-the-soul.

The answers and epiphanies that satisfy and bring peace to ones spirit, cannot be given by another. You have to walk your own road.
Becoming is a lonely, personal process.

Dont ‘kill Buddha’. Kill the temptation to focus on another’s path – no matter how beautiful they are as they walk it.

Oscar Wilde put it simply:
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

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It actually comes from an old koan attributed to Zen Master Linji, (the founder of the Rinzai sect). It’s a simple one:

“If you meet the Buddha, kill him.”– Linji

I’m sure you already realize that it’s not being literal. The road, the killing, and…

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