Hello Ken,
  The word "samsaara" denotes the phenomenal "world", 
  and "nirvaana" denotes "freedom" from it.
  The article at the following link could be of further help
  on this subject:
  ~ CR

Ken Armstrong <[log in to unmask]> wrote:  CR,

For the non-Buddhists among us, can you say roughly what are Sa.msaara 
and the more familiar

Ken A.

At 10:48 PM 12/5/2006, you wrote:
>Dear Listers,
>Sa.msaara is nothing essentially different from
> is nothing essentially different from sa.msaara.
>The limits of nirvaana are the limits of samsaara.
>Between the two, also, there is not the slightest difference whatsoever.' "
>Rather puzzling! No wonder TSE felt the need to "continue to explore".

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