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by Paccayata
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How difficult it is to obtain human life ?
Replies: 24
Views: 460

Re: How difficult it is to obtain human life ?

One out of four creatures on this planet is a beetle.
by Paccayata
Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kamma as "wearing a groove"
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Kamma as "wearing a groove"

How's this for kamma-vipaka? :-)
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Excerpt from this article:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 0X15001980
by Paccayata
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kamma as "wearing a groove"
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Kamma as "wearing a groove"

Thank you, friends. These are all very helpful. If i find something more specific, I will be sure to post it here.
by Paccayata
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Kamma as "wearing a groove"
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Kamma as "wearing a groove"

I remember reading (but don't remember where) about Theravada teachers saying that when we repeatedly carry out an action that it wears a groove in the mind, making it more likely to repeat that action. Is there a name for this in Pali and is it something that was said in a sutta, or was this some l...