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12311RE: [dsg] BEGINNERS ABHIDHAMMA - ADL ch 1 (2)n

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  • Kenneth Ong
    Apr 1, 2002
      Hi Sukin

      If there is such a program please let me enrol first :) Thanks for the
      good piece of article :)

      kind regards
      Ken O

      --- srnsk@... wrote: > <<In my blurry way of thinking this is what
      came to my mind;
      > The Buddha taught about conditions and anatta. What ever dhamma
      > arises now has already fallen away. Sati would have arisen or not
      > depends on conditions. K. Sujin often reminds us that the right
      > results must follow the right cause. To me the conditions that
      > cause a dhamma to arise are very very complex. I have absolutely
      > no idea how and when satipatthana can arise, considering the
      > accumulations it would seem impossible that sati can ever arise in me,
      > but actually I can never know. According to what I've heard, it would
      > be panna not me(lobha/ dosa/ moha) which will help condition the
      > arising of satipatthana. If at this moment the conditions are right for
      > panna and sati to arise, it would. If not, thinking that I can do
      > something about it, would in my understanding, not be the work of
      > panna.
      > On the other hand, someone might come to the conclusion after
      > extensive reading of the texts, that what the Buddha taught was a
      > step-by-step program as conditions for the arising of sati, I
      > think to some extent that this can condition the false view that
      > understanding cannot happen now. And an idea that there are a more
      > ideal time and place for practice.>>
      > Dear K.Sukin,
      > I really appreciate your message here. A very good reminder.
      > Have to run,
      > Num
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