107340Re: [dsg] How to be a good guy?
- May 1, 2010Dear Lukas,
Op 1-mei-2010, om 9:21 heeft Lukas het volgende geschreven:
> How to have more right speach. I've found I had a lot of bad-------
> speach. How to change it?
> This is very easy and pleasure to have bad speach, but how to
> change this, how to have good peacful to other speach?
> Phil and all how to have more right speach? How to train in this.
> Can you tell please how you do this?
N: The citta, kusala or akusala, is the source of the speech you
utter. Through satipa.t.thaana you will know the different cittas
that arise. It is ignorance of realities that conditions a lot of
You cannot immediately change your habits, but gradually pa~n~naa can
see the disadvantage of akusala. It arises because of conditions. We
do not know what will arise the next moment, cittas arise and fall
away so rapidly, kusala cittas and akusala cittas alternate.
Bhante Dhammadharo: <We usually think about realities instead of
knowing the characteristics of realities when they appear. When we
have mettaa and karu.naa we think of other people's welfare, but
defilements are not eradicated by mettaa and karu.naa. Through
satipa.t.thaana defilements will eventually be eradicated and we
shall never harm anyone else. Through satipa.t.thaana we can help
others more; at the same time also mettaa and all other kinds of
kusala are developed even more.>
> L:Is it good to have some renunciation? What are the conditions for
N: The commentary says that all kinds of kusala are nekkhamma,
renunciation. You renounce your own pleasure and comfort, you
renounde what is akusala.
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