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by Dmytro
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Is the term "cessation of greed, hatred & delusion" in the suttas?
Replies: 11
Views: 252

Re: Is the term "cessation of greed, hatred & delusion" in the suttas?

[7] "And what is the perception of cessation? There is the case where a monk — having gone to the wilderness, to the shade of a tree, or to an empty building — reflects thus: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the stilling of all fabrications, the relinquishment of all acquisitions, the ending of ...
by Dmytro
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Is the term "cessation of greed, hatred & delusion" in the suttas?
Replies: 11
Views: 252

Re: Is the term "cessation of greed, hatred & delusion" in the suttas?

Therefore, " asesa virāganirodho " (" remainderless cessation ") would be same as " khaya " but "nirodha" alone is not necessarily the same as " khaya ". In other words, can "nirodha" refer to only a "temporary" cessation? Modern adherents of the "Nirodha" myth hold it as an independent self-suffic...
by Dmytro
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:50 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Is the term "cessation of greed, hatred & delusion" in the suttas?
Replies: 11
Views: 252

Re: Is the term "cessation of greed, hatred & delusion" in the suttas?

Dear DooDoot, Often it is said Nibbana is the " cessation of greed, hatred & delusion ". This must be a translation of " rāgakkhayo dosakkhayo mohakkhayo ". The Pali word commonly translated as " cessation " is " nirodha ". Currently there's a popular urban legend about " Nirodha ", a strange hybrid...
by Dmytro
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: The meaning of idappaccayatā ?
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: The meaning of idappaccayatā ?

Hi James,

There's a thread dedicated to this term:

viewtopic.php?f=23&t=6014

Best wishes
by Dmytro
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does one observe Anatta ?
Replies: 108
Views: 1639

Re: How does one observe Anatta ?

Greetings James, The method of Anatta observing or contemplation is from which sutta ? I would highly recommend Chachakka sutta , which gives the full sequence , starting with contemplation of impermanence. And is it possible to observe Anatta directly , says one look at the body or any part and fi...
by Dmytro
Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does one observe Anatta ?
Replies: 108
Views: 1639

Re: How does one observe Anatta ?

Greetings James, The method of Anatta observing or contemplation is from which sutta ? I would highly recommend Chachakka sutta , which gives the full sequence , starting with contemplation of impermanence. And is it possible to observe Anatta directly , says one look at the body or any part and fin...
by Dmytro
Tue May 29, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: Early Buddhism
Topic: Sutta Commentary Resources
Replies: 11
Views: 203

Re: Sutta Commentary Resources

Hi Mettafuture, Is anyone familiar sutta commentary resources—past or present—like papers, books, audio, or perhaps translations of the original commentaries? BODHI, BHIKKHU The discourse on the all-embracing net of views: the Brahmajāla Sutta and its commentaries . Kandy, Sri Lanka: Buddhist Public...
by Dmytro
Fri May 25, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Seeking scriptural source for "all defilements temporarily suppressed when in jhana"
Replies: 39
Views: 615

Re: Seeking scriptural source for "all defilements temporarily suppressed when in jhana"

Kumara wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 2:40 am
I've seen statements like "When one is in jhana, all defilements are suppressed temporarily." Is there any scriptural source for this?
No.

This may have evolved from Patisambhidamagga:

http://www.palikanon.com/english/wtb/n_r/pahaana.htm
by Dmytro
Tue May 15, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta
Replies: 14
Views: 302

Re: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta

How many can you get?? Can you open all the links? If you'll become a member of Pali Collective https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Pali/info you'll be able to read the answers posted there from 31st May, 2005 until 27th January, 2007. As a member of this group, I can read the answers. If you'll ma...
by Dmytro
Tue May 15, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta
Replies: 14
Views: 302

Re: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta

1. The horse stands on the rock. asso / ti.t.thati / paasaa.ne Asso paasaa.ne ti.t.thati. 2. The goats walk in the village. ajaa / caranti / gaame Ajaa gaame caranti. 3. You see the sun. tva.m / passasi / suriya.m Tva.m suriya.m passasi. 4. The moon rises in the sky. cando / udeti / aakaase Cando aa...
by Dmytro
Tue May 15, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta
Replies: 14
Views: 302

Re: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta

> The new Pali Course > Exercise 1A: Translate into English > > 1. Manussaana.m. > For the men. also of the men to the men > 2. Purise. > Men. also in/on/in regards to the man > 3. Hattha.m. > The hand. > > 4. Paadamhi. > On the leg. or in/in regards to the leg > 5. Kaayena. > With the body. also by...
by Dmytro
Tue May 15, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta
Replies: 14
Views: 302

Re: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta

The new Pali Course Exercise 1A: Translate into English 1. Manussaana.m. For the men. 2. Purise. Men. 3. Hattha.m. The hand. 4. Paadamhi. On the leg. 5. Kaayena. With the body. 6. Buddhesu. On the Buddhas. 7. Dhamma.m. The Doctrine. 8. Sa`nghamhaa. From the community. 9. Suriye. Suns. 10.Rukkhassa. ...
by Dmytro
Tue May 15, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta
Replies: 14
Views: 302

Re: Looking for the answers for the exercises from "The New Pali Course" by Ven. Buddhadatta

Greetings sma, You can find the answers in the archive of Pali Collective Yahoo group, Series E: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Pali/conversations/topics/7733 The answers have been complied on the Tipitaka.net Pali Day by Day project , and some of them are available at: https://web.archive.org/...
by Dmytro
Tue May 15, 2018 5:11 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Musings on Tantra and Mayahana (from: Tantric Theravada?)
Replies: 33
Views: 562

Re: Tantric Theravada?

My dear Venerable, in the Mahayna the Sutra are the Agama! :smile: Why then does Lotus Sutra state the following: adhimānīnna seveta vinaye cāgame sthitān| arhantasaṁmatān bhikṣūn duḥśīlāṁścaiva varjayet||4|| One should avoid those arrogant, who follow the Vinaya and adhere to Agama, Monks with dub...
by Dmytro
Mon May 14, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Musings on Tantra and Mayahana (from: Tantric Theravada?)
Replies: 33
Views: 562

Re: Tantric Theravada?

Dhammanando wrote:
Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:24 am
Atīśa's decree that the Āgama sūtras should not be translated into the Tibetan language.
Bhante, would you please give a reference?