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by hsandeepani
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Inner Chattering
Replies: 6
Views: 357

Re: Inner Chattering

These are called Vitakka and Vicara which are stopped in second Jhana. In first Jhana, you have only wholesome (Brahama Vihara) thoughts which are pleasant. Another way to eliminate Vitakka Vicara is to contemplate on emptiness. Please read Chula Sunnata and Maha Sunnata Sutta. Thank you so much Sa...
by hsandeepani
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero
Replies: 1092
Views: 94714

Re: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero

Dear all, It is not possible to prove that Buddhaghosha thero is incorrect. But it can easily be proved that Waharaka Abhayarathanalankara is wrong. Buddhaghosha thero is a much respected and accepted figure by world Buddhists for centuries. Those who are great masters of recent times such as Ajahn ...
by hsandeepani
Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero
Replies: 1092
Views: 94714

Re: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero

There are many resources that point out the problems with these talks. Here are some.

https://rawanaking.blogspot.com/2017/01/2.html

http://www.dhammikaweb.com/?p=21029

May you be blessed by the Tripple Gem.
by hsandeepani
Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: Sinhala language
Replies: 11
Views: 2557

Re: Sinhala language

There are many resources that point out this problem. Here are some.

http://www.dhammikaweb.com/?p=21029
https://rawanaking.blogspot.com/2017/01/2.html


May you be blessed by the Tripple Gem.
by hsandeepani
Mon May 14, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero
Replies: 1092
Views: 94714

Re: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero

Dear sir, Some of Waharaka Theros sermons are controversial. These controversies have been publicly discussed recently at the public event held recently at the Ruawanweli Maha Stupa in Anuradhapura, which was broadcast on the Buddhist Channel and Sirasa TV on Saturday 12th of May. These sources have...
by hsandeepani
Mon May 14, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: Sinhala language
Replies: 11
Views: 2557

Re: Sinhala language

Dear sir, Some of these links contain sources that are controversial. These controversies have been publicly discussed recently at the public event held recently at the Ruawanweli Maha Stupa in Anuradhapura, which was broadcast on the Buddhist Channel and Sirasa TV on Saturday 12th of May. These con...
by hsandeepani
Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:00 am
Forum: Non-English Resources
Topic: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero
Replies: 1092
Views: 94714

Re: The teachings of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero

Ven. Says: If a person listen to the Dhamma with attention, he is in the first Jhana. He specially mention the word Savitakka, and Savikara. (Please compare this to Vitakka and Vikara) At this moment his mind is free from (temporary) attachment, aversion. Hence he possess Piti and Sukha. http://www...
by hsandeepani
Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: material and immaterial jhanas in vipassana meditation compare to samatha and scheme
Replies: 11
Views: 1554

Re: material and immaterial jhanas in vipassana meditation compare to samatha and scheme

Dear all, I wish to offer clarification according what I understand. Vipassana is not based on one pointed concentration. It is instead a method of shifting concentration which involves moving the concentration from one experience to another, in order to experience and see them fully (it may involve...