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The conditioning power of a positive self- image

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Hi Phil,  ph: Yes, never any control over dhammas, but always the possibility of making wise decisions moment by moment, including posting here.  ...
Yen-Cheng Chen
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7:34 PM

emotions

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Hi Stephen ... in order to have more mindfulness.” p.140 ... wrong path, do not have right awareness, and can’t develop wisdom. Nina, ‘Buddhism in Daily
jonoabb
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7:15 PM

present? realities

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Hi Sarah, ... Note: rittaka is an adjective in the sentence (see SN 35.197; SN 22.95). The adjective in the sentence is not used with an instrumental case to
thomaslaw03
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6:31 PM

freewill

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Hi pt, ... For example, if I say that perception is a cetasika, as well as a paramattha dhamma, and that this is in accordance with the Buddhadhamma because
thomaslaw03
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6:17 PM

“Cattāro āsava” and “Ten fetters”

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Hi Ken H ... Jon: Regarding, “My understanding of the Dhamma has been pretty well discounted as a ‘snapshot’”, I think you’re referring to comments
jonoabb
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4:27 AM

Shortness of life

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... ok.. I think you right; some questions can end only in doubt and are useless. best wishes, Vince.
Vince
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3:31 AM

mindfulness

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Hi Stephen ... Buddhist meditation technique: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/home/6971782-181/santa-rosa-school-embraces-Smindfulness?artslide=0 Doesn't this
jonoabb
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May 28

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

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

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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
174
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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

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

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
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