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mindfulness

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Hi Stephen ... Buddhist meditation technique: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/home/6971782-181/santa-rosa-school-embraces-Smindfulness?artslide=0 Doesn't this
jonoabb
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5:29 AM

present? realities

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Hi Stephen ... feeling in both is simultaneous? It's not. It takes a small amount of time for information about your toe to reach the brain, and much less for
jonoabb
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5:25 AM

emotions

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Hi Stephen, ... the numerous suttas about finding oneself dear, so not harming others -- same as here), ....... Sarah: What comes very naturally is non-stop
sarahprocterabbott
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5:09 AM

Shortness of life

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Dear Nina & Pt, ... ... S: As I understand, sakkaya ditthi just concerns realities taken for oneself, belonging to oneself and so on, such as the hardness of
sarahprocterabbott
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2:10 AM

freewill

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Hi Thomas, ... p: Yes, thanks for noticing. As pointed out many times, this group was created to study all the Theravada texts and understand the Dhamma in
ptaus1
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11:23 PM

nama and rupa are different, on the audio(informal talks in Vietnam,

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Dear Nina Thank your for your feedback. ... connected with the sense objects. ph: I can't remember either. Maybe it is mental pleasant feeling that is taught
Phil Coristine
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3:27 PM

“Cattāro āsava” and “Ten fetters”

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Hi Jon ... <. . .> ... KH: I think I see what you mean: Knowing the distinction between dhammas and concepts would include knowing that there were no
kenhowardau
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May 27

the project at hand

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Hi Stephen, Jon all ... as Jon says, there is not any "meditation" practice in the Canon. We only find a generic reference to the cultivation (bhavana). I´m
Vince
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May 24

(no subject)

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Hi Stephen ... same logic follows: if one doesn't freely choose then karma does not apply. (Ask Gosala who said no choice therefore no consequences.) No system
jonoabb
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May 24

The object of meditation in metta meditation

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Hi Stephen ... mentioned before, the fact that dhammas are said to be not susceptible to ... Jon: Would you mind expanding on that comment. In what sense do
jonoabb
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May 24

wrong view: nihilism

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Hi Stephen & KC, Glad to see you discussing together. (KC, let me know if you'd like to join us in Thailand in August). ... suttas. ... your inclination one
sarahprocterabbott
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May 24

Manly discussion

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Dear Nina & Pt, ... ... S: Also as I wrote and quoted to Pt before: ... ….. S: Concepts don't have lakhana (characteristics) or sabhava (specific nature)
sarahprocterabbott
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May 22

Manly discussion (29th April)

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Hi Pt & all, ... ......... S: Right! Usually just ignorance and attachment or aversion as usual. Like when a dog walks down the road, keeping out of the way of
sarahprocterabbott
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May 11

Re:

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Hi Stephen, ... uniformly translated in the Attakari Sutta. The commentarial version is wrong. .... Sarah: You prefer to trust various dictionaries and modern
sarahprocterabbott
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May 9

Re:

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Hi Stephen, ... it means self-action, action of oneself, and the like. It has nothing to do with being an owner of karma. I suggest you look it up in Collins
sarahprocterabbott
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May 6
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