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Buddha Failed in Many Ways

Buddha Failed to Find God

Buddha’s Many Failures Cause Worldwide Suffering

“Buddha said that desire is the cause of suffering. However, desire is not the cause of suffering; ego is the cause of suffering.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

“Buddha said that life is suffering. However, life is not suffering; ego is suffering.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

“Our virtues are, most often, only vices in disguise.” —Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Spiritual sloth and spiritual greed will not stay hidden.” —Rumi

“To be poured into without becoming full, and to pour out without becoming empty, without knowing how this is brought about—this is the case of ‘Containing the Light.’” —Chung Tzu

“Truth does not do as much good in the world as the appearance of it does evil.” —Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Buddha Failed: A List of Some of Buddha’s Failures

The list of Buddha’s failures is not organized according to any priority nor is it complete.

  1. Buddha failed to find God.
  2. Buddha failed to find himself.
  3. Buddha failed to have humility.
  4. Buddha failed to eliminate his ego.
  5. Buddha failed to understand nondoing.
  6. Buddha failed to find the purpose of life.
  7. Buddha failed to regain his original nature.
  8. Buddha failed to develop a unique philosophy.
  9. Buddha failed not to be taken in by spiritual-ego.
  10. Buddha failed to apprehend the true cause of suffering.
  11. Buddha failed to provide a reason to commit to Buddhism.

Buddha Failed to Find God

  • Buddha failed to find God.
  • Buddha did not find God and did not claim to find God.
  • Buddha is the model for the Beast, for the Anti-Christ: be the body, be the sensations of the body, not a soul.
  • Buddha accepted the Hindu notion of voidism, which is the idea that everything exists on top of an all powerful void of nothingness (void-power).
  • Buddha claimed to be a god in the sense that Buddha claimed to be one with void-power and void-power is the god of Buddhism and much of Hinduism (emptiness, nondualism).

Buddha Failed to Find HImself

  • Buddha lost himself.
  • Buddha failed to find himself.
  • Buddha found self-idolatry in the form of spiritual-ego.
  • Buddha found identification with the body, not the mind or soul.
  • Buddha never returned to his original nature but sacrificed it for spiritual-ego.

Buddha Failed to Find the Purpose of Life

  • Buddha failed to find the purpose of life.
  • Buddha failed to add anything new to the theories about the purpose of life.
  • Buddha agreed with a Hindu version of the purpose of life being for liberation from a cycle of death and rebirth.

Buddha Failed Life by Committing Suicide

  • Buddha committed suicide because he knew beforehand that the pork he was offered was poison.
  • Buddha did not want to offend his hosts or break his own teaching of eating whatever is offered, so Buddha knowing ate pork he knew would kill him.

Buddha Failed to Understand the Spiritual Principle of Nondoing

  • Buddha by claiming to have invented a path proves he is not of God but is a self-promoter.
  • Buddha by claiming to have done something (overcame suffering) proves he is not of God but is self-promoting.
  • Buddha claimed to have reached Nirvana on his own; however, that is not possible.
  • Buddha failed to understand the virtue of nondoing, so he made claims about doing things.
  • Buddha was a spiritual psychopath because he had no conscience about claiming to be all (emptiness).

Buddha Failed: Miscellaneous

  • Buddha left his son to be raised without a father.
  • Buddha abandoned his wife and child to seek his own desires.
  • Buddha would be arrested for not paying child support by today’s standards.
  • Buddha was a deadbeat dad according to parental laws in the United States of America.
  • Buddha thought it was better and higher to be reborn a man than a woman.
  • Buddha failed to apprehend the true cause of suffering, which is ego and not desire.
  • Buddha adopted much of Hindu philosophy but presented it as his own philosophy.
  • Buddha failed to create a new religion because he adopted so much of Hinduism that Buddhism is just a Hindu sect.
  • Buddha failed to be honest about his method to end internal-conflict, which makes most of his followers unable to achieve what Buddha achieved. This is understandable because Buddha unlikely admitted to himself that his method was to end material ego and to accept spiritual ego.

Buddha Failed to Overcome Suffering

  • Buddha did not overcome suffering, he escaped suffering into spiritual-ego.
  • Buddha resolved inner-conflict by adopting a spiritual ego and surrendering his material ego.
  • Buddha thought you should not be anybody but you should be everything. This is a great trick to solve ego all ego problems.
  • Buddha thought to end negative self-esteem with “I am no self.” “I am no one. Self is nothing.” This means Buddha did not identify with images and concepts based on self as behaviors, experiences, or things (self-esteem) of a material nature.
  • Buddha thought to perpetuate positive self-esteem with “I am everything.” This means Buddha identified with any and every image or concept of allness, emptiness, oneness, all is one, universal unity, void-power, and wholeness.

Buddha Failed to Provide Commitment

  • Buddha failed to provide his followers with a reason to commit only to Buddhism.
  • This is evident in how many Buddhist countries were taken over by Islam, which does provide absolute commitments to Islam.
  • A list of former Buddhist countries, now turned Islamic countries, is larger than most would imagine, and some of the countries are surprising to most, for example, Afganistan.

Buddha Was Wrong for 5 Reasons

Buddha Was Wrong Because He Claimed for Himself

“Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.” —Matthew 4:10 

“And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.” —Matthew 19:17 

“And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God.” —Mark 10:8 

“And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.” —Luke 4:8 

“So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.” —Luke 17:10 

“And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none is good, save one, that is, God.” —Luke 18:19 

“But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.” —John 3:21 

“John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.” —John 3:27 

“Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.” —John 5:19 

“How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God only?” —John 5:44 

“And I seek not mine own glory: there is one that seeketh and judgeth.” —John 8:50 

“And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.” —Acts 12:23 

“As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:” —Romans 3:10 

“For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh,) dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not.” —Romans 7:18 

So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that sheweth mercy.” —Romans 9:16 

“For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.” —Romans 10:3 

“To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.” —Romans 16:27 

“That, according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.” —I Corinthians 1:31 

“So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.” —I Corinthians 3:7 

“For who maketh thee to differ from another? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?” —I Corinthians 4:7 

“But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.” —II Corinthians 4:7 

“Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;” —II Corinthians 10:5 

“But he that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.” —II Corinthians 10:17 

“I am become a fool in glorying; ye have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended of you: for in nothing am I behind the very chiefest apostles, though I be nothing.” —II Corinthians 12:11 

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.” —James 1:17 

“But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.” —James 2:9 

3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2018

#Buddha #Failure: 2018-04-23

• Buddha overcame the materialistic ego but surrendered to the spiritual ego.

• Buddha committed suicide by eating a rotten piece of pork when he knew it would kill him.

• Buddha was psychotic because he thought he was everything but everything did not die when he did.

• Buddha had an existential crisis; and, based on that, he abandoned his wife and child and became a deadbeat dad.

• Buddha failed the spiritual test of humility when he pridefully identified with the Source instead of humbly submitting to the Source.

Some Related Quotations

“It’s better to be a person for a day than to be a shadow for a 1,000 days.” —Chinese proverb

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” —Aristotle

“Self-esteem is the modern name for ego, for the delusion that is at the core of all misery.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

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