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by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Arahant or Rahat?
Replies: 8
Views: 208

Re: Arahant or Rahat?

SarathW wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:49 am
In Sri Lanka, we use the word Rahath for an Arahant.
Are these the same meaning?
In Burmese, "Ra-Han-Tar" means an Arahant.

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by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: A review of the book 'A journey to Eternal Peace' by Sayadaw U Sandima of Theinngu32 monastery, Myanmar
Replies: 5
Views: 138

Re: A review of the book 'A journey to Eternal Peace' by Sayadaw U Sandima of Theinngu32 monastery, Myanmar

I think this is the Myanmar version (third edition) of that book the cover https://media.thitsarparamisociety.com/ebooks/ashin-sandi-mar/Ashin-Sandi-Mar-Ebook-Cover-4.jpg the pdf https://media.thitsarparamisociety.com/ebooks/ashin-sandi-mar/Ashin-Sandi-Mar-Ebook-4.pdf Over 300 pages in Myanmar. The ...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Different methods of Vipassana?
Replies: 26
Views: 2675

Re: Different methods of Vipassana?

Thank you for posting the Theinngu32 method. I can clarify information for you - being the westerner in the photo that is posted here …...Theinngu32 no longer accepts foreigners - or non Burmese speaking students, because of possible misunderstandings in the teachings. Most of what you reported is ...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Unworldy well being
Replies: 3
Views: 252

Re: Unworldy well being

I've noticed it's unsettling for me to experience impermanence because my mind thinks well if everything is impermanent how can I be happy? Before I have a solid insight practice should I first find happiness/well being inside from practicing Dhamma? Regarding Dhamma: Happiness is a by-product. "Un...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Brasington's entrance into jhanas in suttas and commentaries?
Replies: 54
Views: 1626

Re: Brasington's entrance into jhanas in suttas and commentaries?

Leigh Brasinton gives a very specific instruction on how to enter the jhanas. Namely, firstly to achieve "access concentration" by focusing on the breath or whatever object one has chosen, and then, when this is achieved, to shift the attention to the pleasantness of a pleasant physical sensation (...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Lao Tzeu, Socrate,... and The Buddha
Replies: 8
Views: 272

Re: Lao Tzeu, Socrate,... and The Buddha

Hello friends :anjali: Just some mental proliferation. :roll: Watching video about Tao, I reflected that maybe Lord Buddha or Devas shared Dhamma with these masters, who, insteed of realising it, was unable to establish an education systems of training (Dhamma-Vinaya) and it becomes just philosophy...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The animation of other people in Theravada
Replies: 15
Views: 426

Re: The animation of other people in Theravada

"I"
  • other "people"
"self"
  • the "environment"
This "creature"
  • other "creatures"
this "being"
  • those "beings"
these dhammas
  • those dhammas
"personal"
  • "external"
inside
  • outside
in-dhammas
  • out-dhammas
near-dhammas
  • far-dhammas
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Mindfulness and memory: an experiment: the proof
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: Mindfulness and memory: an experiment: the proof

form wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:57 pm
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... that there is no self.
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by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Direct knowledge in meditation?
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Direct knowledge in meditation?

Congrats! and glad to know you get good feelings here on DWT. I'm pretty sure you'll get some excellent advice and suggestions on DW from various persons and personnel with differing experiences and expertise in a variety of methods/approaches. Some of them may be quite useful for you. That being sa...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: MN 138 upekkha-sukha error in pali CST4 source, should correction be sukha-kāyena, or sukha-kayassa?
Replies: 11
Views: 325

Re: MN 138 upekkha-sukha error in pali CST4 source, should correction be sukha-kāyena, or sukha-kayassa?

. Thanks a lot for bringing this sutta up to my attention because this and some other readings recently further strengthens my faith in Pali scriptures of Buddha Dhamma maintained by millenna long generations of monks; and, awe-struck by how subtle and great the nature of Pali, Dhamma and the minds...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Direct knowledge in meditation?
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: Direct knowledge in meditation?

Has anyone in this forum personally accessed direct knowledge resulting from Samatha meditation? ... Not first hand account, of course. But, recently read several first hand accounts of those who accessed "hell" with direct knowledge resulting from Samatha meditation [before practising vipassana]. ...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Kanni meditation?
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: Kanni meditation?

. Supprised to find, on reading some books on kanni method, that Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw [teacher of Sayadaw U Tejaniya] once said something like "We also have experience in practicing Kanni method. This is a method very beneficial for Buddha Sasana". Suprised and got a feeling like "jigsaw falling int...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Kanni meditation?
Replies: 3
Views: 328

Re: Kanni meditation?

Has anyone any experience of this Kanni meditation approach? I started working through this book (http://ftp.budaedu.org/ebooks/pdf/EN437.pdf) but did not get far before I got so bogged down in terminology. Wondering whether it is worth me pushing further with the book or moving on with something e...