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Cause and Effect of Karma
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The Process from Birth until Death
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The End of the World / Changing Period / Eschatology
Appearance of the Enlightened Being
The Truth
Ordeals Through Enlightenment
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 Questions and Answers From Tathagata's Book Enlightenment


= Pagoda Park, Seoul, South Korea
Q : Who are you ?
A : I am the one who has come to reveal the way of mankind.


= Bangkok, Thailand
Q : What do you teach ?
A : I see what is and teach it. There is the way of the world in what is.


= I.I.T. University, New Delhi, India
Q : What is your message ?
A : Beware of falsehood.


= Budapest, Hungary
Q : What is your teaching ?
A : Love. I teach conscience and justice to people for love. Justice is the way to brighten the world and conscience is the way to brighten people's minds. There is no greater blessing than living with a bright mind in a bright world.


= Bodhagaya, India
Q : Isn't what you say what Buddha has already said a long time ago ?
A : Everything in the world exists according to a fundamental principle. When you talk about things, you leave out the causes which must exist in a principle. When I speak, there are causes in the principle which you can't see. This is the difference between the Buddha's words which you say and what I say.


= I.I.T. University. New Delhi, India
Q : What is your message ?
A : Beware of falsehood.


= Quaker Center, London, England
Q : What is a good teacher and what is good teaching ?
A : A good teacher means a truthful person, and a good teaching is the content which reveals the truth of what is, in order to make people recognise problems of what is.


= Pune University, Pune, India
Q : Please tell me where my soul is.
A : Okay, First I will ask you something about that. Where does a bean come from ?
Q : A bean comes from a bean.
A : That's right. Your soul is inside you and your soul is made through what happens to you. After you die you will be born again through this soul.


= Bangkok, Thailand
Q : Do you know about the world after death ?
A : Everything that exists in the world is controlled by what is inside itself. Therefore, if you get to know the things inside you, you will be able to know what you will experience in the world after death.


= Pune, India
Q : What is the difference between what you see and what we see ?
A : Even though you look at what is, you can't recognize it, or recognize what problems it has. But when I look at what is, I can easily recognize it's problems and say what they are.


= M.I.T. University, Pune, India
Q : When did you achieve Enlightenment ?
A : November, 1984


= I.I.T. University, Pune, India
Q : What is the difference between you and people in the human world ?
A : My Enlightenment and the proof which only I have.


= Pan Asian Affairs Society, Oxford University, England
Q : How were you able to be enlightened ?
A : My Enlightenment is something which I gained in my previous life. It was predetermined to appear again during this life.


= Indian National Scientific Documentation Center. New Delhi, India
Q : When did you find out your mission ?
A : I found out when I was enlightened.


= Imperial College. London, England
Q : What is it in your life that can help this world ?
A : My truths.


= I.I.T. University. New Delhi, India
Q : You speak like you're a great person. Can we think that you are the same as Jesus or Buddha ?
A : The mission which I have is much greater then the missions they had, and my Enlightenment reveals even what they were unable to reveal.


= Indira Gandhi National Open University. New Delhi, India
Q : How can you see things in the world ?
A : I was Enlightened, and through my Enlightenment I opened my eyes to the fundamental principle of this world. If I look at the world with the things which happen in this principle, I can recognize everything.


= Chulalongkorn University. Bangkok, Thailand
Q : Is your Enlightenment different from that of the Buddha ?
A : It's the same.


= Dharamsala, Tibet
Rimpoche : Tibetan people believe that the Dalai Lama too, is Enlightened.
A : If I tried to confirm whether the Dalai Lama is Enlightened or not, it would immediately become known. I haven't so far seen any proof from the Dalai Lama that he is Enlightened.


= Baranas Hindu University, Varanasi, India
Q : Do you believe in God ? If not, are you a god yourself ?
A : I don't rely on God when I try to do something. Because I am in the living world I don't call myself a god.


= Imperial College. London, England
Q : Why can't people recognize you and why don't they help what you are doing ?
A : Everything in the world acts according to the things inside it. As long as people who have spirits or who have falsehood inside them don't have a special motive, they can't accept me or help what I do.


= Pune, India
Q : How are you able to recognize if other people are Enlightened or not ?
A : I ask them about things which exist inside them. If they are Enlightened they can recognize the things inside them, but someone who isn't, cannot recognize them, even if I point them out to him.


= Pan Asian Affairs Society, Oxford University, England
Q : How can you talk about everything that happens in the world ?
A : Because I see what is and I can recognize the causes of what is.


= Pan Asian Affairs Society, Oxford University, England
Q : On what grounds do you believe your words are right ?
A : The world exists according to a fundamental principle and every result is decided by things inside the matter. I speak after seeing the world and I say what is, just as it is.


= Delhi, India
Q : We believe what you say, so why don't you believe what we say ?
A : The solution to anything exists according to what is in the problem. I don't believe what you say because you speak without seeing the problems.


= Pan Asian Affairs Society, Oxford University, England
Q : Please tell us about destiny.
A : Destiny is the things which happen to you according to what lies in the origin of your consciousness.

= Chulburatan Temple, Bangkok, Thailand
Q : What does Karma mean ?
A : The things which exist inside you because of what has happened to you.


= Chulburatan Temple, Bangkok, Thailand
Q : How can we achieve Nirvana ?
A : This is possible if you remove the karma which you have inside you.


= Pan Asian Affairs Society, Oxford University, England
Q : Why do we live ?
A : Because the way to make yourself exist is inside your life.


= Nairobi, Kenya
Q : Do you know about Jesus ?
A : Jesus was a good man. If you have an interest in him, then rather that worshipping the dead Jesus, you must learn and pass on the teaching which Jesus left.


= Speakers Corner, Hyde Park, London
Q : There are lots of people listening over there but why is nobody listening to you here ?
A : Because over there they are making jokes and having a comedy. We are teaching truth here and there is nobody who wants to hear the things in truth.
Q : Do you think that religion is a comedy ?
A : Well what is the definition of comedy ?
Q : Something that makes people laugh.
A : Well, if talking about something they don't know about and then telling others to learn it isn't something that makes you laugh then what is it ?


= Leicester Square. London, England
Q : The prophets who have appeared in mankind have said that the end of the world will come in this age. What is your opinion on this ?
A : The world exists according to a fundamental principle. In this principle there exists the event which starts and ends everything in the world. When people say that the end of the world will come in this age, it means the event in which one mankind will end and in which a new mankind will be born.


= Baranas Hindu University. Varasani, India
Q : What is the basis for your claim that the present mankind will disappear and a new mankind will emerge ?
A : All individual forms of life which exist in the world, continue to make endless repetitions due to what is inside them. And the fact where the earth doesn't deteriorate even after the passing of such a long time, is possible because in the world itself the phenomena of repetition continues to occur periodically.


= Imperial College. London, England
Q : How will the present civilization disappear, and what will be the phenomena which will occur during that process ?
A : All mankind's civilization will disappear through the changing period. The phenomena that will occur in the changing period will be a seismic shock and tidal waves, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.


= New Delhi. India
Q : How are you treated in your own country ?
A : I'm not even made welcome in my own home.


= Bangkok. Thailand
Q : Who is the greatest master in the world ?
A : ME. There has been nobody who is superior to me in the world in the past, and there will be nobody who is superior to me in the world in the future.


= New Delhi. India
Q : Why are you wandering around the world and not teaching in your own country ?
A : Because people who look for the good teaching are rare, people who want to learn the good teaching are rare, and people who want to follow the good teaching are rare.





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