Yes, as we are on an Eckhart Tolle site and not an Advaita site, it would be helpful for you to elaborate. I also speak with words from other traditions but I do my best to link them to Eckhart's teachings.Enlightened2B wrote: Does it really matter if I agree with you on a definition of a word?
I'm doing my best to try to give you examples of birth from a very gross point to subtle points. I'm certainly not ignoring the initial statement, but there seems a barrier of conditioning separating our views.Enlightened2B wrote:Once again, you've ignored the initial statement of yours that sexual desire is an impurity by changing course
"The old species is incapable of survival unless it changes" Eckhart TolleEnlightened2B wrote:While I don't fully disagree with your definition of craving.... you keep linking desire and craving to self creation (birth) as if self creation is something to get away from or be avoided and then....you go on to label your own perspective on self creation as......truth (bolded above).
Desire causes change, The old species will die off without desire. This is truth.
What is left when the old species dies off? Presence
Not avoid, come out of the habit of self creation.Enlightened2B wrote:It's almost like you're grasping for straws to make a case that desire and craving is what leads to sex and what leads to self creation and self creation is what we want to avoid.
To liberate all beings within this universe of experience from suffering.Enlightened2B wrote: Do you have the direct experience to know why you incarnated here in the first place?