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freewill

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Hi Thomas, ... p: Perhaps you could explain why you see that as a problem? This Yahoo group wasn't created to study which words appear in (the translation of)
ptaus1
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12:46 AM

present? realities

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Hi Thomas, ... p: That's a good question, but if you don't mind, let's first clear up the issue I'm asking about, otherwise I'm afraid we won't get very far
ptaus1
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12:30 AM

“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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12:29 AM

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

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Dear Sarah, ... N: So it is. I received a general note from Peninsula, that they have a hotel in Hongkong, Kowloon. Interesting when we want to visit. But it
Nina van Gorkom
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May 26

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

emotions

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Hello Jon, all ... signifies a person who is capable of attaining enlightenment in that very ... Everyone is capable of achieving enlightenment in this life.
emz4585
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May 18

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

nina and ryan

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Dear Robert, Lovely, and how quickly Nina is growing up, unbelievable. What a nice riding school for all those kids. Nina.
Nina van Gorkom
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May 10

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

Rebirth through kammic tendencies?

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Dear Phil, ... ——— N: I think it is an essential point. So long as we take seeing and visible object together we take them for self. No understanding of
Nina van Gorkom
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Apr 28
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