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wrong view: nihilism

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Hi Thomas, ... .... S: What it says in the sutta is: "Bhikkhus, in dependence on an element there arises a perception, there arises a view, there arises a
sarahprocterabbott
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1:56 AM

The object of meditation in metta meditation

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Hi Stephen ... stream of consciousness do so because of multiple conditions having effect together. Unless those conditions were known, there could not even be
jonoabb
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1:48 AM

ayatanas and satipatthana

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Hi Alberto (& Azita), Thanks for adding the Pali and your comments. AYATANAS "They are the spheres (aayatana) in that they are where consciousnesses and
sarahprocterabbott
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1:36 AM

Rebirth through kammic tendencies?

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Hi Phil, ... .... S: Unless right understanding has been developed there is just ignorance now as usual and no knowing at all whether the reflection on one's
sarahprocterabbott
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12:46 AM

The Shortness of Life, Ch 4, 6

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Hi Sarah, ... In other words there are just the arising and falling away of various namas and rupas now just as there were in the past and just as there will
thomaslaw03
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6:32 PM

the project at hand

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Hi Jon ... momentary dhammas, and just by taking expressions such as ‘the pursuit of sensual happiness in sensual pleasures’ in their conventionally
Phil Coristine
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6:28 PM

emotions

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Hi Stephen ... The metta sutta says that there is, the Kalama sutta says that there is and again gives a practice, Buddhaghosa says that there is, and also
jonoabb
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Apr 23

The Shortness of LIfe, Ch 3, 7

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Hi Sarah ... Teachings Ph: we will have to agree to disagree on the gradual teaching. ^_^ Phil ... -- Kammalakkhano , bhikkhave, bālo, kammalakkhano pandito,
Phil Coristine
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Apr 23

“Cattāro āsava” and “Ten fetters”

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Hi Jon ... <. . .> ... KH: OK, given for the sake of argument that concepts can be experienced by namas I agree that wrong view will not necessarily be
kenhowardau
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Apr 13

suicide

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Hi Thomas, ... .... S: What is 'mind'? What do you mean by 'becoming mind'? What is citta? metta Sarah ======
sarahprocterabbott
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Apr 12

Fwd: bhavangas. I need your help!

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Dear Nina, ... .... S: We make all our plans, but we never know what may happen. Last year we had to cancel and change several flights because of my mother's
sarahprocterabbott
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Apr 12

The Buddhist Theravada view on suicide?

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Hi Stephen ... dying of a hopeless and painful disease and one believes that it is caused by an imbalance of the humors (to use the primitive medical 'science'
jonoabb
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Apr 4

The Shortness of Life, Ch 3, 1.

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Hi Htoo, Always good to see you posting and I hope your work and family are all well in Myanmar. If you can ever join us in Thailand, such as this August, we'd
sarahprocterabbott
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Apr 2

The Shortness of Life, II, 11

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Hi Jon J: We are on the same page here. Long may it last! ph: Banzai! p Visit Your Group ... Hi Jon J: We are on the same page here.  Long may it last!  ph:
Phil Coristine
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Mar 31

The Shortness of LIfe, II, 5.

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Hi Phil ... Jon: Yes, that's how I would see it too. Regarding, “it would be consideration of [the danger of and disadvantage in unwholesome deeds] that
jonoabb
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Mar 28
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