Re: Mistaken Refence ... !!!
- Ven. Samahita,
Thank you for this very helpful contribution, that clearly illustrates
how both greed and delusion give rise to wrong view and conceit while
mutually reinforcing each other. I particularly liked how you delt with
the "mistaken reference" at the more subtle level of perception itself;
namely, the mistaken notion of some detached witness/observer spanning
the perception of ever changing events. What must be seen and known
directly, not merely acknowledged, is the radical discontinuity of
consciousness itself. Through the mental training prescribed by the
Buddha, this reality can be known, cutting the root of all "mistaken
references," and the ever increasing spiral of delusion, greed and
- Friend Hal wisely wrote:
>What must be seen and known directly, is theWell spoken. Sadhu!
>radical discontinuity of consciousness itself.
It arises & ceases right there ...
Just a flicker in a mirror ...
Never to return ...
Not mine ...
: - ]
Friendship is the Greatest ...
Bhikkhu Samahita, Sri Lanka.