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by auto
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Mindfulness v Meditation
Replies: 20
Views: 598

Re: Mindfulness v Meditation

. "Mindfulness is the Path to the Deathless" ...a short Dhamma article by Ajahn Amaro. Excerpt: When the Buddha said that ‘… the mindful do not die’, he did not mean that the body of a mindful person is never going to stop breathing and rot away. No. The Buddha’s body died, just like anyone else’s....
by auto
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more

https://suttacentral.net/an4.171/en/sujato But when ignorance fades away and ceases with nothing left over, there is no body and no voice and no mind, conditioned by which that pleasure and pain arise in oneself. avijjāya tveva asesavirāganirodhā so kāyo na hoti yaṃpaccayāssa taṃ uppajjati ajjhattaṃ...
by auto
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more

what about attabhāva paṭilābho https://suttacentral.net/an4.171/en/sujato Hi Auto " Attabhāva " we extensively discussed here: https://dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=34052. Also, its probably best to stick to Bhikkhu Bodhi's translation of AN 4.171; where he translated " attabhāva paṭilābhā "...
by auto
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more

The Pali word "upapajjati" does not appear to literally means "rebirth". It appears to literally mean " to proceed from " or " to follow from ". For example, the Pali word "upapajjati" is found in MN 148, as follows: If anyone says, ‘the eye is self,’ that is not tenable . ‘Cakkhu attā’ti yo vadeyy...
by auto
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: sakkāya-diṭṭhi
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: sakkāya-diṭṭhi

I'm not the Pali expert you're looking for, but you appear to be confusing sakkāya with sakkhi . :heart: Mike https://suttacentral.net/mn70/en/sujato Mendicants, these seven people are found in the world. Sattime, bhikkhave, puggalā santo saṃvijjamānā lokasmiṃ. What seven? Katame satta? One freed b...
by auto
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: sakkāya-diṭṭhi
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: sakkāya-diṭṭhi

It may be useful to read Bhikkhu Analayo's https://www.buddhismuskunde.uni-hamburg.de/en/personen/analayo.html Encyclopedia article: https://www.buddhismuskunde.uni-hamburg.de/pdf/5-personen/analayo/encyclopedia-entries/sakkayaditthi.pdf I'm not the Pali expert you're looking for, but you appear to...
by auto
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: sakkāya-diṭṭhi
Replies: 3
Views: 160

sakkāya-diṭṭhi

https://suttacentral.net/mn65/en/sujato Suppose I was to say the same thing to a mendicant who is freed by wisdom, idhassa bhikkhu paññāvimutto … or a personal witness, kāyasakkhi … or attained to view, diṭṭhippatto … or freed by faith, saddhāvimutto … or a follower of the teachings, dhammānusārī … ...
by auto
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more

https://suttacentral.net/mn57/en/sujato And what are dark deeds with dark results? It’s when someone makes hurtful choices by way of body, speech, and mind. Having made these choices, they’re reborn in a hurtful world, So sabyābajjhaṃ kāyasaṅkhāraṃ abhisaṅkharitvā, sabyābajjhaṃ vacīsaṅkhāraṃ abhisa...
by auto
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more

literal rebirth case: https://suttacentral.net/an6.57/en/sujato abhijātiyo Does not sound like rebirth or reincarnation to me. Bhikkhu Bodhi simply translates "abhijātiyo" as "class". in that same sutta, When their body breaks up, after death, they’re reborn in a place of loss, a bad place, the und...
by auto
Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more

It’s when someone makes hurtful choices by way of body, speech, and mind. Having made these choices, they’re reborn in a hurtful world, where hurtful contacts touch them. but that is confusing: Touched by hurtful contacts, they experience hurtful feelings that are exclusively painful—like the being...
by auto
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more
Replies: 40
Views: 732

Re: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more

https://suttacentral.net/an6.57/en/sujato And how does someone born into a bright class give rise to extinguishment, which is neither dark nor bright? Kathañcānanda, sukkābhijātiyo samāno akaṇhaṃ asukkaṃ nibbānaṃ abhijāyati? It’s when some person is reborn in an eminent family … Idhānanda, ekacco uc...
by auto
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more
Replies: 40
Views: 732

four kinds of deeds and rebirth, beings out of beings and more

https://suttacentral.net/mn57/en/sujato “Puṇṇa, I declare these four kinds of deeds, having realized them with my own insight. “Cattārimāni, puṇṇa, kammāni mayā sayaṃ abhiññā sacchikatvā paveditāni. What four? Katamāni cattāri? There are dark deeds with dark results; Atthi, puṇṇa, kammaṃ kaṇhaṃ kaṇh...
by auto
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Questions about some of 8 precepts
Replies: 35
Views: 772

Re: Questions about some of 8 precepts

https://suttacentral.net/mn98/en/sujato “I shall explain to you,” said the Buddha, “Tesaṃ vo ahaṃ byakkhissaṃ, (vāseṭṭhāti bhagavā) “accurately and in sequence, Anupubbaṃ yathātathaṃ; the taxonomy of living creatures, Jātivibhaṅgaṃ pāṇānaṃ, for species are indeed diverse. Aññamaññāhi jātiyo. Know th...
by auto
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Anatta and Dukkha
Replies: 47
Views: 763

Re: Anatta and Dukkha

“Friends, even though a noble disciple has abandoned the five lower fetters, he still has with regard to the five clinging-aggregates a lingering residual ‘I am’ conceit, an ‘I am’ desire, an ‘I am’ obsession. But at a later time he keeps focusing on the phenomena of arising & passing away with reg...
by auto
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Anatta and Dukkha
Replies: 47
Views: 763

Re: Anatta and Dukkha

soul is the shining luminous one what enters the body. Soul is not the body. I think it can't be defined by khandhas so it is not 6th nor any of these. Buddha stated the consciousness is the khanda that takes rebirth. He also stated the consciousness doesn't remain the same. From where did you lear...