In certain realms beings have lifespans of eons, but do they perceive this as such?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 7 was part of a daily 30-minute discussion on the suttas, the Dhamma talk and reflections.

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  In certain realms beings have lifespans of eons, but do they perceive this as such?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 7 was part of a daily 30-minute discussion on the suttas, the Dhamma talk and reflections.

Slightly edited to improve readability

That’s right, there is a different perception of time in those realms as compared to the perception of time in the human realm. I’ll give you a very simple example. it’s like how humans live up to 80-120 years old and for them that’s quite normal. But in the case of a fly,  that’s quite a long time.

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Category: Online Retreat
Tags: Day 7 online retreat, time

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