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by upekka
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Too many triggers - how do you deal with them?
Replies: 13
Views: 425

Re: Too many triggers - how do you deal with them?

whatever comes through six sense media is a perception. clinging to perception brings suffering. once one sees this one could get rid of suffering. for this, one should know (see) this truth and should be mindful to such truth. how does one could see (know) this truth? just by doing Insight meditati...
by upekka
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What you will do after Stream Entry ? (Poll)
Replies: 51
Views: 1548

Re: What you will do after Stream Entry ? (Poll)

help others to get into stream entry and practice further to get into once-returner.
by upekka
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Circumstances vs How we react to them
Replies: 16
Views: 495

Re: Circumstances vs How we react to them

we should act with wisdom, not react.
by upekka
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Will the next life include as that much suffering i have had in this life and can it be more worser next life and this
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Will the next life include as that much suffering i have had in this life and can it be more worser next life and t

last thought moment is a fraction of a second. Eventhough we think a person who met with an accident would have hate or fear, we can not say that. when we do insight meditation we can see how rapidly manasikara (thoughts) occure and go.
by upekka
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Arahant or Rahat?
Replies: 28
Views: 1047

Re: Arahant or Rahat?

rahat and arahat both are the same.
by upekka
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Will the next life include as that much suffering i have had in this life and can it be more worser next life and this
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Will the next life include as that much suffering i have had in this life and can it be more worser next life and t

if the last thought of this life iw with greed, hate and delusion then defenetly next life is in one of the bad destination (sathara apaya). if last thought moment is with delusion and non-greed or non-hate the next life is within heavanly world.
i have no idea how we can come back to human world.
by upekka
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: What is the meaning of Savitakka and Savicara?
Replies: 6
Views: 383

Re: What is the meaning of Savitakka and Savicara?

savitakka is the word or words we use when we start meditation. for instance if we want to do metta meditation, if we take 'may all beings vell and happy' and we repeat the same words, those words are savitakka. savichara we can not see. it is the creation part (manasikara) of savitakka. vitakka is ...