Re: [dsg] Re: New Group
- Hi Connie,
By way of circambulation, I do like your posts very much, I find them
very rich in association, they open up a million possibilities in
Having said that ...... :-)
On 02/03/07, connie <connieparker@...> wrote:
> Hi James,
> I'll restate my 'die indulging, go to a hell or animal realm' thing. The
> realm of rebirth depends on the last javana citta before the cuti citta.
> Rebirth in the human realm (with the turtle/yoke simile for how precious
> it is) depends on that being kusala. I don't think it's likely to be a
> moment of dana, sila or bhavana if we die in the middle of being intent on
> licking up chocolate frosting or what have you. I'd say that's part of the
> 'greater perils' in pursuing sensual desires, including but not at all
> limited to sexual appetites.
In terms of citta, how is an animal or hell realm different to a human
or god realm?
- Hi Sarah,
yes, as Connie said: On fire. This was referred to in T.A. p. 204. In
my Tiika texts the numbers never work.
Op 14-mrt-2007, om 6:13 heeft sarah abbott het volgende geschreven:
> takes delight in and is enslaved by the image (the outer[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> > appearance) of something, and his consciousness is fixed
> > on this and when he takes delight in and is enslaved by the
> details, at
> > the time when he is about to die, then it happens that he will go
> to one
> > of two destinies: he will be reborn in hell or in the womb of an
> > animal.���"
> > ....
> > S: I expect this was what Connie was referring to.
> > Does anyone know which sutta in SN (1V) it is referring to?