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1/24/17 11:11 AM
Albert Einstein relativity theory and now lets find a piece from Mahaparinirvana Sutra:

"Also, next, O good man! For example, we deposit a bright gem in muddy water. But
by virtue of the gem, the water of itself becomes clear. But even this, if placed in mud, cannot
make the mud clear. The same with this all-wonderful Great Nirvana Sutra. If placed in the
defiled water of people guilty of the five deadly sins and those who have committed the four
grave offences too, it can indeed still call forth Bodhichitta. But in the mud of the icchantika,
even after 100 thousand million years, the water cannot become clear and it cannot call forth
Bodhichitta. Why not? Because this icchantika has totally annihilated the root of good and
is not worth that much. The man could listen to this Great Nirvana Sutra for 100 thousand
million years, and yet there could be no giving rise to the Bodhichitta [inside him]. Why not?
Because he has no good mind.

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wiki:

Gravitational time dilation is a form of time dilation, an actual difference of elapsed time between two events as measured by observers situated at varying distances from a gravitating mass. The weaker the gravitational potential (the farther the clock is from the source of gravitation), the faster time passes. Albert Einstein originally predicted this effect in his theory of relativity and it has since been confirmed by tests of general relativity.[1]

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According to some Mahayana Buddhist scriptures, the icchantika is the most base and spiritually deluded of all types of being. The term implies being given over to total hedonism and greed.[1]

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quotationpage.com:
Einstein Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love. How on earth can you explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? Put your hand on a stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with that special girl for an hour and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.

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wiki:

In Buddhism, bodhicitta (Sanskrit: बोधिचित्त; Chinese: 菩提心, putixin; Japanese: 菩提心, bodaishin; Standard Tibetan: བྱང་ཆུབ་ཀྱི་སེམས་, Wylie transliteration: byang chub kyi sems; Mongolian: бодь сэтгэл; Vietnamese: Bồ-đề tâm), "enlightenment-mind", is the mind that strives toward awakening, empathy and compassion for the benefit of all sentient beings.[1]

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4 noble truths, wiki
  1. Dukkha, "incapable of satisfying,"[web 2] painful.[4][5] Life in this "mundane world,"[web 3] with its craving and clinging to impermanent states and things,[4] is dukkha,[3] unsatisfactory and painful;[web 2][4][5][6][18][web 3]
  2. Samudaya, the origination or arising of dukkha. Dukkha, and repeated life in this world, arises with taṇhā, "thirst," craving for and clinging to these impermanent states and things. This craving and clinging produces karma which leads to renewed becoming, keeping us trapped in [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebirth_(Buddhism)]rebirth and renewed dissatisfaction;[note 4]
  3. Nirodha, the cessation of dukkha. By stopping this craving and clinging nirvana is attained,[25] no more karma is produced, and rebirth and dissatisfaction will no longer arise again;[note 5]
  4. Magga, the path to the cessation of, or liberation from dukkha. By following the Noble Eightfold Path, restraining oneself, cultivating discipline, and practicing mindfulness and meditation, craving and clinging will be stopped, and rebirth and dissatisfaction are ended.[27][28]
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if not thoughtprovoking then atleast lots of quick links hehe