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by Dhm100
Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:47 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Delusion
Replies: 18
Views: 839

Re: Delusion

hatred is caused by focusing on negative things, lust is caused by focusing on beautiful things, and delusion is caused from spacing out. correct me if im wrong but I know that out of the 3 personality types one predominantly falls into deluded people are more prone to walk into a room and don't kn...
by Dhm100
Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:38 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Delusion
Replies: 18
Views: 839

Re: Delusion

There is a case when you feel that you have made a progress in the practice then suddenly you are overwhelmed by doubt and confusion. They hinder your practice, if not stop the practice. After a while they disappear. You make efforts again and it comes back again. So you got deluded not because you...
by Dhm100
Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Delusion
Replies: 18
Views: 839

Re: Delusion

By witnessing the behavior of any just born babies, it is easy to confer that human life begins with complete ignorance. Through the 5 sense doors, one accumulates more and more experience to develop maturity. However, these experiences only represent fractions of reality therefore normal folks nee...
by Dhm100
Sat Feb 08, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Delusion
Replies: 18
Views: 839

Re: Delusion

Thank you. It is not possible to measure the level but what cause someone is more deluded than other person? Poor because of stealing, difficult to be trusted related to fourth precept. What about delusion, what is the cause of this effect? The less Wisdom, the more Delusion. The more Wisdom, the l...
by Dhm100
Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:55 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Delusion
Replies: 18
Views: 839

Re: Delusion

Hi Dhm100 Welcome to Dhamma wheel. It is not possible to measure the level of dilution in each person. Taka a glass of muddy water and keep it without disturbing for few days. Observe the glass every hour and see whether you can measure, how clean the water is. There are billions of beings with bil...
by Dhm100
Sat Feb 08, 2014 7:12 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Delusion
Replies: 18
Views: 839

Re: Delusion

There is no source of Delusion because Delusion is the primary cause of our existence in samsara. All sentient beings have delusion and it is this that gives rise to Craving and Aversion. These three are the root causes of all our suffering. Thanks for the reply. What I meant was not free from delu...
by Dhm100
Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Delusion
Replies: 18
Views: 839

Delusion

Hello all, I many times read in the Sutta poor health and short life span is the result of killing living beings in the past. But I can't see any source says what is the source of strong delusion? What makes someone has a very thick delusion? My second question is, When someone lie on his deathbed d...