greenjuice wrote:I remember reading how after the attainment of nibbana, the arahant remembers all his past lives, is that correct?
greenjuice wrote:Does he continue to remember them after parinibbana?
greenjuice wrote:Is there anywhere said does the bhavanga/ citta exists after parinibbana?
greenjuice wrote:Buddha says that that nibbana is the supreme happiness, but is that happiness alse there after parinibbana?
.[As above (in SN 22.109):] "And when, monks, a monk, having seen as they really are the arising and the passing away, the attractiveness and the danger, and the deliverance from the five groups of clinging, is released without clinging, he, monks, is called a monk in whom the cankers are destroyed, who has lived the life to perfection, done what had to be done, put down the burden, gained the highest goal, worn through the fetters of rebirth, and is liberated by perfect insight."
.Of the discourses here, SN 44.1 and SN 44.10 are special cases. SN 44.1 focuses specifically on the questions that try to describe the status of the Tathagata after death, and explains that, having been released from the classification of the aggregates, the Tathagata defies description, in the same way that the sands of the river Ganges cannot be numbered, and the waters of the oceans cannot be calculated in gallons. The Commentary to this passage tries to fathom the Tathagata's infathomability, but its attempt is controversial.
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xabir wrote:That is it. There are no phenomena taught in any buddhist teachings that can go beyond this list.
When the twelve āyatanas are broken out in to the eighteen dhātus, the dharma āyatana changes its name to the dharmadhātu.
"It's the object of a supramundane cognition (lokuttaracitta), yes."
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