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by TroyAsher
Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:51 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: ...what is unsatisfactory, that is not self...
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Re: ...what is unsatisfactory, that is not self...

Hello to all, "Material form monks, is impermanent. Whatever is impermanent, that is unsatisfactory. What is unsatisfactory, that is not self. What is not self, should be regarded, 'This is not mine, I am not this, this is not my self.' One should discern it as it really is through perfect wisdom."...
by TroyAsher
Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:21 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: The Great Jhana Debate
Replies: 486
Views: 94389

The Great Jhana Debate

Thank you Rui Sousa and reflection, your responses are appreciated. I take note of reflection’s comment that the use of the term Jhana for the four immaterial attainments appears in the later commentaries. I continue to use the term purely for ease rather than accuracy. I have another question if yo...
by TroyAsher
Sun May 20, 2012 4:43 am
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: The Great Jhana Debate
Replies: 486
Views: 94389

Re: The Great Jhana Debate

Greetings to all, I have some questions I am hoping you might be able to help with. I was reading about the Arupa Jhanas in a book by Dean Hayson and then I did a search on Jhana and found Dhamma Wheel. I have read through all 17 pages here (no small feat :0) incase you had already discussed these p...