Re: Meditation is studying presently arisen mental states
- 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.
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: