30111Re: [dsg] Re: The Origin of Namarupa: From the Sammmaditthi Sutta
- Feb 15, 2004Rob M
--- robmoult <rob.moult@...> wrote: > Hi Michael,
> You might be interested in knowing that the concept of ultimateWould you mind expanding on this. Certainly, as I understand it, the
> realities is not explicity included as part of the original
> Abhidhamma texts. The explicit focus on paramattha dhammas came at
> later stage. In other words, "ultimate realities" is not explicitly
> discussed in the Suttas or the Abhidhamma. By anybody's definition,
> it is not the word of the Buddha.
Abhidhamma texts deal extensively with 'dhammas/realities' (citta,
cetasika, rupa and nibbana), in contradistinction to concepts. What
is it about the concept of 'ultimate realities' that is not found in
the main works of the Abhidhamma pitaka, as you see it?
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