41667Re: [dsg] Re: Q. Pilgrimage India , metta.
- Feb 2, 2005Dear Sarah,
op 01-02-2005 10:17 schreef sarah abbott op sarahprocterabbott@...:
> In the Gangtok garden discussion I mentioned last time, just this pointN: I like your observations.
> came up. Nina, I think it was, mentioned the difficulties wed all
> experienced and chatted about while we were sitting on long bus rides.
> K.Sujin just interrupted and asked:what about now?.
S: We have to become more and more detached from places, people, special
> routines and so on as being more suitable too, otherwise there will never(snip)
> be the development of awareness and understanding of present realities.
> It reminds me of an occasion a while back when I started to ask K.SujinN: We want the self to be so good. But I would like to add something for
> about developing metta. She just jumped in before the question was
> finished with clinging to self. It was the best bitter medicine at the
> time. She meant that just by asking the question, it was apparent that it
> was motivated by attachment and she was right of course.
those who do not know Kh Sujin: she wrote books on Metta (being the foot of
the world), on the ten bases of wholesome deeds, on the perfections. Some
peop[le may htink that she does not encourage kusala.
She said to me: if you do not think of yourself you are more attentive to
others. True we cling less to our own comfort, are not lazy to help others.
This needs a degree of renunciation.
S: She also stressed at this time about developing wise attention of
> object and other realities. Viriya (right effort) is there already.N: Here we have it again, should manasikara cetasika be developed or kusala
citta with paññaa?
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