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Re: [dsg] The Path is born

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  • matheesha
    Sarah, ... in useful ... have ... other ... Many thanks S: is there really going to be the insight ... M: I should hope so! But I can see what you are saying.
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 30, 2005
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      Sarah,

      > S: Also see several posts written on this much discussed sutta
      in 'useful
      > posts - Yuganaddha' in the files section and let us know if you
      have
      > further questions after reading Nina's commentary note and these
      other
      > posts.

      Many thanks

      S: is there really going to be the insight
      > and sincerity to know better?

      M: I should hope so! But I can see what you are saying.

      metta

      Matheesha


      --- In dhammastudygroup@yahoogroups.com, sarah abbott
      <sarahprocterabbott@y...> wrote:
      > Hi Matheesha, (Evan, Howard and others*)
      >
      > --- matheesha <dhammachat@h...> wrote:
      > > I wonder if you could explain in abhidhamma terms what is meant
      by
      > > the below phrase 'the path is born',
      > >
      > > "Then there is the case where a monk has developed tranquillity
      > > preceded by insight. As he develops tranquillity preceded by
      > > insight, the path is born. He follows that path, develops it,
      > > pursues it. As he follows the path, developing it & pursuing it -
      -
      > > his fetters are abandoned, his obsessions destroyed.
      > >
      > > Anguttara Nikaya IV.170 Yuganaddha Sutta/In Tandem
      > ....
      > S: Also see several posts written on this much discussed sutta
      in 'useful
      > posts - Yuganaddha' in the files section and let us know if you
      have
      > further questions after reading Nina's commentary note and these
      other
      > posts.
      >
      > Metta,
      >
      > Sarah
      >
      > p.s *I'd just like to add some caution about the 'two weeks to
      jhana and
      > nibbana path'. I know from my own experience that it's very easy
      to be
      > fooled by one's own very strong attachment to self and views when
      one is
      > in a Meditation Centre or temple like the one you describe in Sri
      Lanka.
      >
      > If one would so much like to reach all kinds of attainments and
      then one
      > is encouraged by highly regarded teachers or bhikkhus to believe
      one's
      > unusual experiences are just such, is there really going to be the
      insight
      > and sincerity to know better? I apologise if these comments are
      inappropriate.
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