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Considering the Truth I,5

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Dear Phil, ... ——— N: He taught that what we take for a being is in reality citta, cetasika and rupa that arise and fall away all the time. Now citta
Nina van Gorkom
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10:38 PM

Shortness of life

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Hi pt ... Jon: I did not mean to suggest that the asavas arose together with kusala citta (perhaps ‘frequently’ would have been a better choice than
jonoabb
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12:23 PM

the project at hand

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Hi Vince ... Jon: The panna that knows the kusala nature of moments of compassion (or other mental factor) can also know the strength or weakness of the
jonoabb
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11:57 AM

Discussions with Vince in Madrid

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Hi Vince, I'm somehow pretty sure that we'll meet (again, sooner of later :) Alberto
sprlrt
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Jun 22

What is visible object?

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Dear Nina, ... Vincent  Dear Nina, >N: But how are we in a day? We also get busy with many other things. It depends on manasikara and many other factors.
Yen-Cheng Chen
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Jun 22

Considering the Truth I, 2.

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Dear Nina ... yes, I understand this point. I don't understand that there is no any relation with a knower, although I will rest the topic; to me it is
Vince
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Jun 22

The conditioning power of a positive self- image

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Hi Sarah S: Still, there has to be some undestanding of the value of such abstaining for it to take place, even if it's weak understanding or just following
Phil Coristine
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Jun 22

protection.

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Hi Sarah, ... Hope your ankle get well soon ! Vincent  Hi Sarah, >S: Anyway, a lovely morning with her all the same. At least she's fit and active and very
Yen-Cheng Chen
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Jun 21

The right view that comes first?

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Hi Pt, ... ....... S: It could be just thinking with attachment or ignorance, just repeating what one has heard without any understanding. Only when wrong view
sarahprocterabbott
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Jun 21

Re: self control / free choice

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Hallo Stephen, ... N: There are many levels of samma-samadhi. Here the Buddha addressed someone skilled in jhana. Right concentration: right includes jhana and
Nina van Gorkom
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Jun 18

“Cattāro āsava” and “Ten fetters”

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Hi Ken H ... Jon: Or, to be more specific, there are only the presently arisen dhammas. ‘The present moment’ is a concept, right?. ... Jon: We do differ
jonoabb
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Jun 12

freewill

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Hi Stephen, ... refrain from so doing, free to evaluate and change our desires, or not. ..... Sarah: Cetana is intention. It's a mental factor which arises
sarahprocterabbott
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Jun 12

present? realities

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Hi Stephen, ... ———— N: This is thinking in a scientific way, not a teaching that leads to detachment from the idea of self. You say nothing is worth
Nina van Gorkom
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Jun 10

emotions

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Hi Stephen ... Jon: Regarding, “This is how skilled person would act, it's how I want to act; the goal of the activity”, what is the point of wanting to
jonoabb
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Jun 6

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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May 27
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