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by auto
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Jhana
Replies: 244
Views: 9155

Re: Jhana

.. your example is off-topic regards to what the sense of self is. In your example you are experiencing the results of your past actions from what you want to escape now. The reasoning you use like the consciousness is not self that it is changing etc is after the fact and looks more like trying to...
by auto
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: vitakka synonym is saṅkappa?
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: vitakka synonym is saṅkappa?

Ok, vitakka is just a thought what can be used also as someone is thinking.

when you add vicara it is vitakka vicara, what it means then?
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Jhana
Replies: 244
Views: 9155

Re: Jhana

how do you know to not regard consciousness as self if not know the context or even what the consciousness is? and what is self? how do i understand it? more precisely how do you find the self? does upadana nidana reveal the self? funny is if i say there is sense of self, then you kind of person sta...
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Jhanas, Misconceptions that have arisen regarding the Four Rupa Jhanas.
Replies: 223
Views: 7543

Re: Jhanas, Misconceptions that have arisen regarding the Four Rupa Jhanas.

Auto wrote So it can be very reasonable to think that those who think that the arupavacara is later additions doesn't understand some possible mechanics? I have not opened the other links. Those who have practiced and experienced 4th Jhana have understood imperturbability... Buddha's awakening expe...
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: vitakka synonym is saṅkappa?
Replies: 2
Views: 67

vitakka synonym is saṅkappa?

http://dictionary.sutta.org/browse/s/saṅkappa saṅkappaBuddhist Dictionary by NYANATILOKA MAHATHERA saṅkappa:'thought',is a synonym of vitakka (q.v.).For sammā-s.,or right thought,s.magga (2). saṅkappaConcise Pali-English Dictionary by A.P. Buddhadatta Mahathera saṅkappa:[m.] intention; purpose. saṅk...
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Jhanas, Misconceptions that have arisen regarding the Four Rupa Jhanas.
Replies: 223
Views: 7543

Re: Jhanas, Misconceptions that have arisen regarding the Four Rupa Jhanas.

in order to concentrate, and gain an imperturbability during the meditation. It is unique to each individual. It is not visible to another, is impenetrable by another. imperturbable? https://suttacentral.net/mn66/en/sujato Take a mendicant who, quite secluded from sensual pleasures, secluded from u...
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Jhanas, Misconceptions that have arisen regarding the Four Rupa Jhanas.
Replies: 223
Views: 7543

Re: Jhanas, Misconceptions that have arisen regarding the Four Rupa Jhanas.

the Sutta you posted sn 46.5, A mendicant develops the awakening factors of mindfulness, investigation of principles, energy, rapture, tranquility, immersion, and equanimity, which rely on seclusion, fading away, and cessation, and ripen as letting go. Idha, bhikkhu, satisambojjhaṅgaṃ bhāveti viveka...
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Jhanas, Misconceptions that have arisen regarding the Four Rupa Jhanas.
Replies: 223
Views: 7543

Re: Jhanas, Misconceptions that have arisen regarding the Four Rupa Jhanas.

Auto wrote. you can pick a sutta I pick SN 46.5 Ven. BB calls the sutta "A Bhikkhu", from Section of '7 enlightenment factors' or Bojjhangasamyutta Between the practice of 4 Jhanas and that of 7 enlightenment factors, there is very little difference. An excerpt from SN 46.5 Here bhikkhus one develo...
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: AN 5.27, Sutta explicitly about 3rd jhana?
Replies: 1
Views: 67

AN 5.27, Sutta explicitly about 3rd jhana?

https://suttacentral.net/an5.27/en/sujato “Mendicants, develop limitless immersion, alert and mindful. “Samādhiṃ, bhikkhave, bhāvetha appamāṇaṃ nipakā patissatā. When you develop limitless immersion, alert and mindful, five knowledges arise for you personally. Samādhiṃ, bhikkhave, bhāvayataṃ appamāṇ...
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: daṭṭhabba, ñāṇadassana, sati
Replies: 0
Views: 35

daṭṭhabba, ñāṇadassana, sati

https://www.ancient-buddhist-texts.net/Texts-and-Translations/Dhammatthavinicchaya/01-Three-Marks.htm 1. Rūpaṁ, bhikkhave, aniccaṁ, 1. Form, monastics, is impermanent, 2. yad-aniccaṁ taṁ dukkhaṁ, 2. that which is impermanent is suffering, 3. yaṁ dukkhaṁ tad-anattā. 3. that which is suffering is with...
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Jhana, sakkāya, where the sukha comes?
Replies: 5
Views: 359

Re: Jhana, sakkāya, where the sukha comes?

this webpage does it what DD explained what prolly is ok.
http://www.buddha-vacana.org/formulae/4jhana.html#1
sa·vitakkaṃ sa·vicāraṃ
with thoughts, with thought processes,
it makes sense how it would be a vacisankhara.
by auto
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: vivicca, a term put together with 2 words?
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: vivicca, a term put together with 2 words?

Thanks guys. I agree i'm here way off.
by auto
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: vivicca, a term put together with 2 words?
Replies: 3
Views: 76

vivicca, a term put together with 2 words?

https://suttacentral.net/sn16.9/en/sujato “Mendicants, whenever I want, quite secluded from sensual pleasures, secluded from unskillful qualities, I enter and remain in the first absorption, which has the rapture and bliss born of seclusion, while placing the mind and keeping it connected. “Ahaṃ, bh...
by auto
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Visuddhimagga: piti included in the formations aggregate
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Re: Visuddhimagga: piti included in the formations aggregate

And wherever the two are associated, happiness (piti) is the contentedness at getting a desirable object, and bliss (sukha) is the actual experiencing of it when got. Where there is happiness there is bliss (pleasure); but where there is bliss there is not necessarily happiness. Happiness is includ...
by auto
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: solving the murder mystery from 3rd jhāna
Replies: 43
Views: 696

Re: solving the murder mystery from 3rd jhāna

"Revisiting" MN59: https://justpaste.it/2veig ___ By the way, kaya is breath - and by extention, it is what "glues" the ayatanani. Breath from sankhara nidana (as breath) to the anapana in salayatana (as breath (anapana) and "glued" body). With an "inherited" stop in namarupa nidana. Know your Vedi...