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Re: Meditation is studying presently arisen mental states

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  • philip
    Hello Alberto ... Phil
    Message 1 of 483 , Apr 26, 2013
      Hello Alberto

      Thank you for your explanation re the below:
      >
      > I think the pali for posture is iriyaapatha; Visuddhimagga, Ch. 21, (~Nm trans, pdf file pag. 667) deals with what conceals the three characterstics shared by all conditioned realities, which start to show up clearly only from the fourth vipassana stage (udayabbaya-~naa.nadassana, direct knowledge of the rise and fall of realities) and says that before that the characteristic of dukkha, which all conditioned realities shared, is concealed by the (concepts of) postures.
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      Phil
    • jonoabb
      Hi Rob E RE: 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
      Message 483 of 483 , Oct 1, 2013

        Hi Rob E

         

        RE: 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!! :-))


        RE:

        :-)  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.   ; - /


        Best,

        Rob  E.


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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:

        http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/dhammastudygroup/conversations/messages/133161


        Jon

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