101046Re: [dsg] Analytical study of 5 Khandhas, 12 bases & 18 elements
- Oct 2, 2009Dear Chew,
it is no problem, the suttas do not give all the details of the
processes. Seeing is accompanied by indifferent feeling, no matter
whether the object is pleasant or unpleasant, but very soon after
seeing there are javanacittas that can be accompanied by pleasant
feeling, unpleasant feeling or indifferent feeling. This depends on
the citta the feeling accompanies.
Cittas succeed one another so fast that it seems that pleasant
feeling, for example, can accompany seeing, but this is not so.
I do not find it contradictory that the suttas do not give all the
Mahasi refers to the tiika to the Visuddhimagga, and when I have time
I look for the exact text, I studied the Pali Tiika to the
Khandhavagga. Nowhere have I found contradictions when studying the
I take abreak until next week.
Op 2-okt-2009, om 16:55 heeft Sadhu Chew het volgende geschreven:
> According to the teachings of the Abhidhamma, there is neither[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> pleasant nor unpleasant feeling at the moment of seeing, hearing,
> smelling, or tasting, just equanimous feeling. But in the Suttas
> there are discourses which describe how all these feelings,
> pleasant, unpleasant and neutral, arise at all the sense doors, and
> there are discourses exhorting us to contemplate these feelings at
> the moment of seeing and hearing so as to comprehend their true
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