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by auto
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is it that take birth ?
Replies: 21
Views: 213

Re: What is it that take birth ?

https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/mn/mn.093.than.html "'Do you know how there is the descent of an embryo?' "'Yes, master, we know how there is the descent of an embryo. There is the case where the mother & father have come together, the mother is fertile, and a gandhabba [the being about to ...
by auto
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is it that take birth ?
Replies: 21
Views: 213

Re: What is it that take birth ?

https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn12/sn12.031.than.html "Do you see, Sariputta, that 'this has come into being'?" "One sees with right discernment, lord, that 'this has come into being.' Seeing with right discernment that 'this has come into being,' one practices for disenchantment with,...
by auto
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Does ignorance originates from defilement ?
Replies: 25
Views: 542

Re: Does ignorance originates from defilement ?

https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn12/sn12.065.than.html ..Then the thought occurred to me, 'Consciousness exists when what exists? From what as a requisite condition comes consciousness?' From my appropriate attention there came the breakthrough of discernment: 'Consciousness exists when...
by auto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Anapanasati - Step 7 and 8
Replies: 27
Views: 518

Re: Anapanasati - Step 7 and 8

concentration of mindfulness of breathing. Nice quotes but is " concentration from mindfulness with breathing " (" ānāpānassatisamādhinā ") the same as " mindfulness with breathing " ( ānāpānasati ) in MN 118? :shrug: What's mindfulness anyway, Sensuality. Breath is sensual substance. Concentration...
by auto
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Anapanasati - Step 7 and 8
Replies: 27
Views: 518

Re: Anapanasati - Step 7 and 8

https://www.dhammatalks.org/suttas/SN/SN54_11.html Then the Blessed One, having emerged from seclusion after the passing of three months, addressed the monks: “Monks, if wanderers of other sects ask you, ‘By means of what dwelling, friends, did Gotama the contemplative mostly dwell during the rains ...
by auto
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Self is an Illusion
Replies: 43
Views: 810

Re: Self is an Illusion

from that video 3.35- sense of being a subject and locus of consciousness is inside the head is an illusion. 4.44-you can just be identical to this sphere of experience that is all of the color and light and feeling and energy of consciousness. 4.52- But here is no sense of center there. So this is ...
by auto
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Anapanasati - Step 7 and 8
Replies: 27
Views: 518

Re: Anapanasati - Step 7 and 8

idea of "i will breath in sensitive to.." for instructed person its like, "I" makes a difference: https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn36/sn36.006.than.html "Sensing a feeling of pleasure, he senses it disjoined from it. If you say "I" then that is different from how uninstructed person doe...
by auto
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: How did the realisation of Kondañña & other stream-enterers occur?
Replies: 18
Views: 347

Re: How did the realisation of Kondañña & other stream-enterers occur?

it could be what dhamma eye has. Like regular eye has vision, then dhamma eye has "Whatever is subject to origination is all subject to cessation".
by auto
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Self is an Illusion
Replies: 43
Views: 810

Re: Self is an Illusion

DO links are.. namarupa, contact, feeling, craving, self(nutriment), becoming, birth.. There is no self existing, true, because if existence requirement is birth, self link is way before that so self doesn't exist in existence. nirvana is when craving ceases. So what still are is ..namarupa and cont...
by auto
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Self is an Illusion
Replies: 43
Views: 810

Re: Self is an Illusion

With rules, even waiting for something can cause becoming aware of your intellect. I come aware that i am waiting. Intellect is divorced from senses. I can be aware of seeing. https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/mn/mn.043.than.html "Assisted by five factors, right view has awareness-release as ...
by auto
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Self is an Illusion
Replies: 43
Views: 810

Re: Self is an Illusion

he seem to say to be identical to layers of being instead of looking at an experience over the shoulder or having sense of self in the head..no center of self..self transcendence. what else "We are a process and there is not one unitary self that's carried through one moment to the next unchanging" ...
by auto
Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Does ignorance originates from defilement ?
Replies: 25
Views: 542

Re: Does ignorance originates from defilement ?

https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/sn/sn27/sn27.001-010.than.html SN 27.1: Cakkhu Sutta — The Eye At Savatthi. "Monks, any desire-passion with regard to the eye is a defilement of the mind. Any desire-passion with regard to the ear... the nose... the tongue... the body... the intellect is a de...
by auto
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta refer to the consciousness?
Replies: 43
Views: 657

Re: Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta refer to the consciousness?

SarathW wrote:
Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:06 pm
Ignorance is 4 noble truths
Do you mean ignorance is not knowing 4 noble truths?
Yes.

https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitak ... .than.html
by auto
Sat Sep 01, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta refer to the consciousness?
Replies: 43
Views: 657

Re: Anicca, Dukkha, and Anatta refer to the consciousness?

The fabrications, we can create them because of ignorance. Ignorance is 4 noble truths, we have craving as a cause of dhukka and it allows us to fabricate a way to cause feelings. Feelings require objects, the initial craving is seen wrongly as craving for forms now. Attached to forms will cause bec...
by auto
Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Searching for a sutta about revenge
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: Searching for a sutta about revenge

what else could be learnt here, thoughts occurs three times urges to do something, and the scenario plays out in recipent mind causing waking up to the senses with scenario and feelings already played out in mind; the past deed got destroyed by a result. will the deed destroyed always in dreamlike s...