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There is no "who", that is the whole point. Nirvana is the state in which the self ceases to intrude and is revealed as an illusion. One might rather ask, "what attains Nirvana? What experiences cessation of suffering?" When asked this, the current Dalai Lama of Tibetan Buddhism replied cheerfully, "I don't know!" I have seen it ...


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Allow me a problematic analogy for a moment. If we are using a computer, and we switch from a text processing app to an image processing app, has the essential nature of the computer changed? What if we switch from MacOS to Windows? In each case the computer appears different, performs different behaviors, asks for different user actions, but... What is the ...


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