RE: [dsg] attachment to concept
- Dear Victor,
Thank you for your helpful post, like usual.
> -----Original Message-----Of course, like any other sayings of the Buddhas, it is
> From: yuzhonghao [mailto:victoryu@...]
> "And what is right view? Right view, I tell you,
> is of two sorts:
> There is right view with fermentations [asava],
> siding with merit,
> resulting in the acquisitions [of becoming]; and
> there is noble right
> view, without fermentations, transcendent, a
> factor of the path.
> "And what is the right view that has
> fermentations, sides with merit,
> & results in acquisitions? 'There is what is
> given, what is offered,
> what is sacrificed. There are fruits & results of
> good & bad actions.
> There is this world & the next world. There is
> mother & father. There
> are spontaneously reborn beings; there are
> priests & contemplatives
> who, faring rightly & practicing rightly,
> proclaim this world & the
> next after having directly known & realized it
> for themselves.' This
> is the right view that has fermentations, sides
> with merit, & results
> in acquisitions.
> "And what is the right view that is without
> transcendent, a factor of the path? The
> discernment, the faculty of
> discernment, the strength of discernment,
> analysis of qualities as a
> factor for Awakening, the path factor of right
> view in one developing
> the noble path whose mind is noble, whose mind is
> free from
> fermentations, who is fully possessed of the
> noble path. This is the
> right view that is without fermentations,
> transcendent, a factor of
> the path.
subject to interpretation fitting our own accumulations!
- Hi Chris,
----- Original Message -----
From: christine_forsyth <cforsyth@...>
Sent: Sunday, August 10, 2003 12:33 PM
Subject: Re: [dsg] Control
> It is the fitting together of kamma and conditionality that seems to
> be all there is ...
Of course kamma is just one of the conditions--never mind 'all there
is'--aren't we concerned with dukkha and the end of dukkha?
> no-one to do the controlling - quite depressing
Not liberating?! I can't tell you how what a relief it is to know that
sankhaarakhanda (e.g.) is not self...