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The conditioning power of a positive self- image

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Hi Sarah I think I owe three responses, two to you and one to Jon. Let me handle one today, and the others over the next two days. I will allow you the final
Phil Coristine
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5:19 PM

the project at hand

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Hi Jon ... and it would not be the exclusive case of Buddha and arhants?. I'm thinking precisely in the action of the Buddha and arhants. (I suppose the rest
Vince
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Jun 28

What is visible object?

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Hi Nina ... sure still are more. Here more vinces than kalapas best wishes Vince.
Vince
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Jun 27

present? realities

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... big ... long long ago in stars that went supernova. So everything we're made of has existed for billions of years, and will continue to do so for many many
emz4585
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Jun 27

protection.

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... Brahmin corruptions. ... throughout the texts surely? He's relegated to the 'untouchable' caste Buddhist in India, and so considerably oppressed by social
emz4585
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Jun 27

Considering the Truth I,5

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Hello Kaccayana, Nina, Phil, all ... and rupa that arise and fall away all the time. Now citta sees, but it falls away immediately. Where is the being? The
emz4585
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Jun 27

Shortness of life

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Hi Pt, ... ....... S: Countless miind door cittas with vitakka, sanna, ditthi and other cetasikas experiening such concepts with an idea of 'something' or
sarahprocterabbott
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Jun 27

The right view that comes first?

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Hi Pt, ... ....... S: Could be - often people have a completely wrong understanding of what kamma is and what the results are, thinking about it all in terms
sarahprocterabbott
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Jun 27

Considering the Truth I, 2.

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Hi Vincent, ... hehe yes.. you are right :) ... thank so much :). It would be nice. I was in Taiwan quite years ago, a beautiful land :) Hope this year I can
Vince
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Jun 25

Discussions with Vince in Madrid

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Hi Alberto ( & Vince), ... Daily life's realities like seeing, visible object... so common yet so misunderstood! .......... S: Very true, if there's no study
sarahprocterabbott
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Jun 24

Mastering the Canon?

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Dear Andrew, ... —— N: Memorizing, reciting. At that time there were no books. The Tipitaka and commentaries were written down only the first century B.C.
Nina van Gorkom
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Jun 24

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

avihimsa (non-cruelty)

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Hi Sarah Thank you so much for the thorough references. I really will reflect on them. Cherry picking, I particularly like this. "Harmlessness (i.e., the
Phil Coristine
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May 30
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