Re: [dsg] Hit your finger with a hammer!
- Hi Sukin,
> While mindfulness and understanding like any other sankhara dhammaStrawman.
> arises by conditions based on past accumulations, the view behind
> meditation assumes the ability to make this happen by intention to "do"
> certain things.
> From this one then assumes that just doing it isStrawman.
And while patipatti is the result of accumulated panna
> beginning with pariyatti, the meditator takes what must only beStrawman.
> "thinking about" what is going on from moment to moment, to be
> And while pariyatti understanding comes to see that anyStrawman. etc, what's the point of debating with imaginary meditators above? They'll never get a chance to respond. I can be a meditator for a bit if you want an actual debate?
> dhamma can and must be understood at any time regardless of situation,
> meditation is motivated by the idea that this is not so, but that
> certain states must be aroused by concentrating on some chosen object
> while siting in a particular posture.
Hi Rob ERE: Hi Jon.
> RE: I will get into the next part about the Satipatthana sutta later, as I need to look at it to continue the discussion.
> J: Glad to hear you'll be checking out the text of the sutta for a change!! :-))
:-) I appreciate what I desperately hope is your humor here, and if so, is very funny.
I will get back to you with the usual sutta quotes as soon as I can. :-)
Very very funny, Jon. ; - /
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J: You may have forgotten in the confusion over the new format that you have already come back with a quote from the Satipatthana Sutta. My reply to your message can be found here: