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Approaching Nirvana Correctly

The title of this post will seem ironic to those familiar with the word concept of the Pali word, Nibbana. Nibbana is the pregnant emptinessĀ of the void of nothing of substance whatsoever. And it is said by Buddha to be the goal of his teaching to make it realized in his followers. How then can Nibbana be approached incorrectly? Unfortunetly, very easily. To highlight what this means I will quote Edward Conze in Buddhist Thought in India: