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“Cattāro āsava” and “Ten fetters”

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Hi Robert and Pt ... KH:I assume it is the first sentence that attracts disagreement. The second sentence was just meant to say that the Buddha described the
kenhowardau
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9:30 PM

Sweet communication from Nina...

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Hi Sarah, ... S: Can you explain what you mean by "manifest reality"? Is this the same as "absolute reality", such as seeing, visible object, hearing, sound
buddhatrue
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6:31 AM

discussions with Spanish Friends. Part I

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... thank you very much for the meetings and your hospitality. Dhamma talks were very profitable. (And the cucumber soup was delicious!) I will try to compose
Vince
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4:26 AM

Considering the Truth I,5

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Hi Sarah, ... p: Ok, thanks for the quotes. ... p: That was an interesting one. I'm sure I did that a couple of times at least :)) Best wishes pt
ptaus1
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Jul 23

The right view that comes first?

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Hi Sarah, ... Ah, well, no avoiding wrong understanding at this point. In addition, I guess what I mean is what I've been asking you lately (and now Robert K
ptaus1
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Jul 21

seeing a rose

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Hi Jon ... <. . .> ... KH: Thank you for seeing the point I have been trying to make! Would you say that a nama could understand the concept of a coffee cup?
kenhowardau
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Jul 20

the project at hand

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Hi Nina ... ———— ... Jon: Yes, a totally different kind of object from that of the samatha/jhana citta, and a totally different kind of ‘knowing’.
jonoabb
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Jul 20

Shortness of life

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Hi pt ... Jon: So just plain old curiosity, nothing to do an idea about how things are or might be? Only pt can know whether that’s truly the case :-)) As
jonoabb
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Jul 19

the transformation of desire

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Hi Stephen (and YC/Vincent) ... Jon: Thanks for clarifying that by meditation you mean bhavana (if I have understood you correctly). (I must have missed this
jonoabb
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Jul 16

freewill

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Hi Stephen, ... The Theravada abhidhamma says there are 7 sabba citta sadharana, universalmental concomitants. What's the basis for that assertion? What
sarahprocterabbott
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Jul 12

Considering the Truth I, 2.

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Dear Stephen, ... ————— N: But hoping is also a form of attachment. I would take both soup and salad;-) Reading the Dalai Lama, or reading other
Nina van Gorkom
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Jul 10

protection.

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Hello Sarah, all ... dosa, ... Lobha, dosa, and moha are also institutionalized; we aren't of the nature of atta, and so autonomous, detached from the world
emz4585
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Jul 10

present? realities

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Hi Stephen ... Jon: Again, a misapprehension, so good to clear up. I’m only too happy to discuss this, or any, area with you. However, I’m not familiar
jonoabb
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Jul 8

Couple of random issues

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Hi Pt, ... ........ S: They are included in the 28 rupas, they are paramattha dhammas but they are aspects of rupas. For example, the four characteristics
sarahprocterabbott
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Jul 7

What is visible object?

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Hi Pt, ... .... S: Oh no!! Please don't start that trend!! As I mentioned before, when we thought you might be lost I really wondered what I was going to call
sarahprocterabbott
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Jul 6
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