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by Pacceka1996
Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: How do you contemplate anatta?
Replies: 85
Views: 8896

Re: How do you contemplate anatta?

Maybe a little more from Ajahn Maha Boowa will help. Try imagining yourself standing in an empty room. You look around and see only empty space — everywhere. Absolutely nothing occupies that space — except you, standing in the middle of the room. Admiring its emptiness, you forget about yourself. Yo...
by Pacceka1996
Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:31 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: How do you contemplate anatta?
Replies: 85
Views: 8896

Re: How do you contemplate anatta?

Oh... so then now i understand pra ajarn's definition of citta a little more. thank you. but still not the word i look for. If a person glimpses Nirvana, what is then name of the entity (if not self) that does the observing? .. what is it called please? Is this a satisfactory answer? Of nibbāna, O ...
by Pacceka1996
Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: How do you contemplate anatta?
Replies: 85
Views: 8896

Re: How do you contemplate anatta?

hahaha.. maybe finding one's 'self' is what part of this is all about isn't it? Losing the ego, which is perceived as self, that hollow empty shell all want and desire. But self.. ohh.. that's way way way down deep inside. Maybe, cling to nothing, and what's left.. self. The mind’s brightness and c...
by Pacceka1996
Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: How do you contemplate anatta?
Replies: 85
Views: 8896

Re: How do you contemplate anatta?

Okay. :-). Then good luck.[/quote]
Luck has nothing to do with it. But thanks anyway.[/quote]

:-D Forgive: I am new to Dharma speak.
ummm... self.Self - that which seeks liberation.
Synonym: the self, soul. spirit. character. Citta (pali)
Antonym: Me. I. Ego. mine. myself.
by Pacceka1996
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: How do you contemplate anatta?
Replies: 85
Views: 8896

Re: How do you contemplate anatta?

Ben wrote:
Pacceka1996 wrote:hahaha.. maybe finding one's 'self' is what part of this is all about isn't it?
No.
Okay. :-). Then good luck.
by Pacceka1996
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:46 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: sutta support for vipassana jhanas?
Replies: 26
Views: 5086

Re: sutta support for vipassana jhanas?

With this topic in mind, which, if any, teachers teach the Anapanasati Sutta in such a way that the vipassana jhanas are attained and not the commentarial jhanas? The stages through which you have already passed — watching the breath come in and out, long or short — should be enough to make you rea...
by Pacceka1996
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: How do you contemplate anatta?
Replies: 85
Views: 8896

Re: How do you contemplate anatta?

hahaha.. maybe finding one's 'self' is what part of this is all about isn't it? Losing the ego, which is perceived as self, that hollow empty shell all want and desire. But self.. ohh.. that's way way way down deep inside. Maybe, cling to nothing, and what's left.. self.
by Pacceka1996
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Those chirping birds
Replies: 15
Views: 1864

Re: Those chirping birds

um... maybe just go with the sound. It is just a sound. a vibration of air molecules. observe without cognizance.