Re: [dsg] Re: what demarcates citta?
- Dear Sarah
> As the Buddha tells us, no simile can account for the speed of a citta arising andDo you think this impossibility needs of the surrender to the fact that we (the self)
> falling away. We don't demarcate them, but each citta which arises and falls away is
> "demarcated" by its nature of arising, existing and falling away immediately. In the
> time it takes for a rupa, such as visible object to fall away, 17 cittas including
> seeing consciousness have arisen and fallen away. Therefore, it's impossible that one
> citta of seeing could experience more than one object. The same applies to hearing - it
> may seem that the hearing citta experiences different sounds, but this is because
> there's no understanding now of hearing, let alone its impermanence.
cannot control nothing at all?.
I say this to know a possible connection with dry-insight. and some position of not being
focused in any object as a type of surrender.
When we read about the speed of citta, many times we think "that's impossible, that's not
logical, I cannot conceive that". However, the real meaning can be "the self cannot catch that"
- Dear Vince,
--- In email@example.com, Vince <cerovzt@...> wrote:
> thank you very much. I'm planning the evasion from my job in summer but still is too early
> to know exact dates. Probably I will know it in July then I will send you an email. It would be
> great meet you in DSG :)
S: We are planning on 24th August for about 10 days. It'll be a good time for discussions if you can join.