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Hi Phil Nice to see you come back once a while. ... V: Most of the time the mind is thinking. We learn that thinking now is real and beyond control, but you
Yen-Cheng Chen
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7:09 AM

“Cattāro āsava” and “Ten fetters”

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Hi Sarah ... <. . .> ... KH: Thanks, Sarah, after all these years I am familiar with the explanation, but thanks for going over it again. When DSG
kenhowardau
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Mar 28

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

The object of meditation in metta meditation

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Hi Stephen, (The other message was getting rather long) ... situations. It's the only way to understand there are only dhammas which are anatta. No Big Self,
sarahprocterabbott
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Mar 27

wrong view: nihilism

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Hi Stephen, ... external, whether inferior or superior, whether far or near, must with right understanding how it is, be regarded thus: 'This is not mine, this
sarahprocterabbott
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Mar 27

A question if I may...

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Hi again Stephen, All A clarification/correction to something I said in an earlier message. ... Jon: I have been reading the notes to Bh Bodhhi’s
jonoabb
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Mar 27

Ahosi

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Hi Alberto ... Hi Jon, (Sarah), ... I've found it at p. 243, also online at https://suttacentral.net/en/ds2.3.1 ... Many thanks. Very useful! Jon ... Which
jonoabb
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Mar 26

the union of wisdom and compassion

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Hi Stephen ... point a term (English or its Pali equivalent) that does not appear in the Pali Canon and then from that draw conclusions about the meaning of
jonoabb
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Mar 24

The Shortness of Life, Ch 2, 5.

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Hi Vince, ... ....>V: yes, although this is the common experience we have. Well, I think. Despite there is the rational knowledge of cetana like an impersonal
sarahprocterabbott
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Mar 20

some difficult moments.

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Hi pt (Royce and Sarah) ... 214. When he does so in this way, the sign soon appears to him. But it is not the same for all; on the contrary, some say that when
jonoabb
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Mar 15

Re: nirvana Udana TWO

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Hi Stephen Hello Jon, all ... of attaining that would be to develop those qualities said to be possessed by Brahmaa -- namely metta, karuna, mudita, upekkha
jonoabb
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Mar 14

faith?

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Hi Stephen, ... "faith ... subside, purifies the mind and makes it undisturbed" (Atthasalini, PTS translation p 157). It cannot arise with akusala cittas and
sarahprocterabbott
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Mar 13

metta one

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Hi Pt (& Jon & Royce), ... 214. When he does so in this way, the sign soon appears to him. But it is not the same for all; on the contrary, some say that when
sarahprocterabbott
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Mar 12

nibbana is visible here and now

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Hi again Stephen (Reply to your msg #147474; 3/3) ... Ste: One example is the Sanditthika sutta, AN, to Moliyasivaka: How is the Dhamma visible here and now?
jonoabb
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Mar 12

does every mental state contain the desire to act?

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Hi Stephen, ... .... Sarah: Definitely not. There may be limited or no sense experiences (depending on the degree), but definitely cittas 'roll on'. .....>St:
sarahprocterabbott
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Mar 11
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