95263[dsg] Re: The object of meditation in metta meditation
- Jan 23, 2009Hi Robert
> It still doesn't make sense to me that having *any* view of "anotherthe
> sentient being" could ever be kusala, given that it is a delusion.
> Having kusala metta arise for a delusory concept of a person would
> seem to be wishing non-suffering to a source of suffering, namely
> very illusion of self that we are trying to gain release from.Would you mind clarifying what you mean by a "view of "another
sentient being"". Do you mean just any idea at all? If so that
would suggest that most people's day was filled with wrong view.
As I understand it there is a distinction to be made between the
concept of a being and the view that beings are 'real' in the
ultimate sense. The former does not necessarily imply the latter.
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