75198Not Hard to Accept (Re: [dsg] Re: Mindfulness of Walking)
- Aug 14, 2007Dear Nina and Scott
Thank you for your kind replies.
> N: "...First the Buddha asks Raahula what a mirror is for. Forbut
> reflection. The Dhamma is like a mirror. It is not just thinking,
> reflection with awareness..."Paccavekkhanattho
> Scott: In the Paa.li sutta, this is phrased:
> "...Ta.m kimma~n~nasi raahula kimatthiyo aadaasoti.
> bhanteti..."time. I
> Scott: Paccavekkhana is not just thinking, as you note. I see where
> it refers to a 'reviewing' or a going over something a second
> see how 'reflection' is given as one of the functions of pa~n~naAndrew: I am a little confused, too. Are thinking and reflection two
> I'm assuming that this too has to arise and cannot be directed. In
> Atthasaalinii it is said:
> "'Reflection,' or, in whom it arises it makes him think of
> impermanence - this is 'reflection.'"
different dhammas or the same dhamma but associated with different
sets of cetasikas?
The last quote above seems to suggest that reflection is citta with
vicara + vitakka and with anicca as object? So it couldn't be
satipatthana (as anicca isn't a dhamma).
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