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Re: VIRTUOUS MENTAL FACTORS

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  • doctorniyogi
    Sharon, here i think i should say that spirituality helps us to make stressfree. with love and regards tapan ... to ... how ...
    Message 1 of 6 , Sep 3, 2002
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      Sharon,
      here i think i should say that spirituality helps us to make
      stressfree.
      with love and regards
      tapan



      -- In achangewilldoyougood@y..., sharon81260 <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks for the response. I really like your writing and am eager
      to
      > read and learn some more. So what, then, do you think the purpose
      > of life is? Is it to be as much as we can become spiritually to
      > know our god and our selves as fully as possible? To help others on
      > their journey through life? I'm just curious. I like to think on
      > these kinds of philosophical terms. I took a meditation class this
      > past summer and am trying to sort through all that I learned and
      how
      > I will apply it all to my life. Keep up the good posts! Thanks--
      > Sharon
      >
      >
      > --- In achangewilldoyougood@y..., "doctorniyogi"
      <doctorniyogi@y...>
      > wrote:
      > > Hello Sharon,
      > > It really means non attachment to people and other earthly things.
      > > Though it is not possible to do it completely but to do it as as
      > > possible.
      > > With regards
      > > Tapan
      > >
      > >
      > > -- In achangewilldoyougood@y..., sharon81260 <no_reply@y...>
      wrote:
      > > > Tell me more about non attachment--does that include non
      > attachment
      > > > to people? I really want to know! Thanks--Sharon
      > > >
      > > > --- In achangewilldoyougood@y..., tapan niyogi
      > <doctorniyogi@y...>
      > > > wrote:
      > > > > VIRTUOS MENTAL FACTORS =========================== There are
      > > > eleven virtuous mental factors,which gives us positive approach
      > and
      > > > thinking in life. FAITH It opposesnon faith byadmiring virtual
      > > > qualities. There are three types of faith as Admiring
      > > faith,Beliving
      > > > faith and aspiring faith. SHAME Avoids non virtue through
      > personal
      > > > code of ethics. CONSIDERATION It considers others feelings and
      > > > avoids the nonvirtue of nonconsideration. NON ATTACHMENT
      > Directly
      > > > opposes the attachment of pleasures. NON HATRED The lack of
      > > > intention to harm others,the direct opponent to hatred. NON
      > > > CONFUSION It is a type of knowledge that gives us the power to
      > > > distinguish between virtue and non-virtue EFFORT It delights in
      > > > virtue and overcomes laziness. MENTAL SUPPLENESS Induced by
      > > > concentration,it renders the mind flexible and light.
      > > > CONSCIENTIOUSNESS Prevents the mind from being controled by non
      > > > virtues and afflictions and engaging in non virtues. EQUANIMITY
      > It
      > > > is non application in MEDITATION. NON-HARMFULNESS A compassion
      > that
      > > > tolerates pain with no wish to inflict harm to others. These
      > eleven
      > > > virtuous mental factors are to be cultivated and non-virtuous
      > > > factors are to be abandoned. Dr T K Niyogi E mail
      > doctorniyogi@y...
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > ---------------------------------
      > > > > Do You Yahoo!?
      > > > > Yahoo! Health - Feel better, live better
      > > > >
      > > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    • doctorniyogi
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      Message 2 of 6 , Sep 3, 2002
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        --- In achangewilldoyougood@y..., sharon81260 <no_reply@y...> wrote:
        >
        > Thanks for the response. I really like your writing and am eager
        to
        > read and learn some more. So what, then, do you think the purpose
        > of life is? Is it to be as much as we can become spiritually to
        > know our god and our selves as fully as possible? To help others on
        > their journey through life? I'm just curious. I like to think on
        > these kinds of philosophical terms. I took a meditation class this
        > past summer and am trying to sort through all that I learned and
        how
        > I will apply it all to my life. Keep up the good posts! Thanks--
        > Sharon
        >
        >
        > --- In achangewilldoyougood@y..., "doctorniyogi"
        <doctorniyogi@y...>
        > wrote:
        > > Hello Sharon,
        > > It really means non attachment to people and other earthly things.
        > > Though it is not possible to do it completely but to do it as as
        > > possible.
        > > With regards
        > > Tapan
        > >
        > >
        > > -- In achangewilldoyougood@y..., sharon81260 <no_reply@y...>
        wrote:
        > > > Tell me more about non attachment--does that include non
        > attachment
        > > > to people? I really want to know! Thanks--Sharon
        > > >
        > > > --- In achangewilldoyougood@y..., tapan niyogi
        > <doctorniyogi@y...>
        > > > wrote:
        > > > > VIRTUOS MENTAL FACTORS =========================== There are
        > > > eleven virtuous mental factors,which gives us positive approach
        > and
        > > > thinking in life. FAITH It opposesnon faith byadmiring virtual
        > > > qualities. There are three types of faith as Admiring
        > > faith,Beliving
        > > > faith and aspiring faith. SHAME Avoids non virtue through
        > personal
        > > > code of ethics. CONSIDERATION It considers others feelings and
        > > > avoids the nonvirtue of nonconsideration. NON ATTACHMENT
        > Directly
        > > > opposes the attachment of pleasures. NON HATRED The lack of
        > > > intention to harm others,the direct opponent to hatred. NON
        > > > CONFUSION It is a type of knowledge that gives us the power to
        > > > distinguish between virtue and non-virtue EFFORT It delights in
        > > > virtue and overcomes laziness. MENTAL SUPPLENESS Induced by
        > > > concentration,it renders the mind flexible and light.
        > > > CONSCIENTIOUSNESS Prevents the mind from being controled by non
        > > > virtues and afflictions and engaging in non virtues. EQUANIMITY
        > It
        > > > is non application in MEDITATION. NON-HARMFULNESS A compassion
        > that
        > > > tolerates pain with no wish to inflict harm to others. These
        > eleven
        > > > virtuous mental factors are to be cultivated and non-virtuous
        > > > factors are to be abandoned. Dr T K Niyogi E mail
        > doctorniyogi@y...
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > > ---------------------------------
        > > > > Do You Yahoo!?
        > > > > Yahoo! Health - Feel better, live better
        > > > >
        > > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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