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If enlightenment had such a meaning, all the enlightened persons would sit in some corner without doing anything. But enlightened persons realize the truth about this material world. Many enlightened persons work hard even after their enlightenment without caring about their body. They are supposed that they have transcended the limitations of their body ...


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There could be difficulty in finding precise comments by both Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas on 'boredom', as generally conceived as "being weary due to being unoccupied or lacking interest in one's current activity." However, this does not mean that we cannot infer what their thoughts could have been concerning boredom from what it is that they have ...


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I would say that both of your assumptions are wrong. An enlightened person is not free from pain or happiness. They are free from suffering. Just as a person with an umbrella is not free from rain but is free from getting wet. A mechanical robot certainly cannot do all that a human can do. Sex would be an obvious example. Do you see enlightened people ...


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Does enlightenment mean loss of all emotions? No. Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one's own understanding without the guidance of another. This immaturity is self-incurred if its cause is not lack of understanding, but lack of resolution and courage to use it without the ...


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Wikipedia describes spiritual enlightenment as follows: Enlightenment is the "full comprehension of a situation". The term is commonly used to denote the Age of Enlightenment, but is also used in Western cultures in a religious context. It translates several Buddhist terms and concepts, most notably bodhi, kensho and satori. Related terms from Asian ...


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Become immortal - blessing or curse? You come into existence and become immortal. You could extent this idea this way--'You come into existence from something mortal and become immortal'. From a mortal thing you become immortal. Is it reasonable? Become immortal....who/what? Body or soul? If the answer is 'body', it never happens for it is made up of ...


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