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by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Training in Aversion is wrong
Replies: 24
Views: 1846

Re: Training in Aversion is wrong

Not just to eliminate raga, it can be used as a means to reach "Jhana". Can this be supported by suttas? (Not disagreeing or agreeing, but interested! ) As quoted in my previous post... ... Within the canon, meditation on a dead body is associated with samatha practice. A mental image (nimitta) ari...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Training in Aversion is wrong
Replies: 24
Views: 1846

Re: Training in Aversion is wrong

... You are talking about countering rāgo greed. I was talking about not cultivating moho hate. Training in asubhā should not be training in hate or anger. It is simply training to elimnate greed or lust. :anjali: I think I agree in some sense. And, If trained properly, there is no question of "sho...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Sīla
Topic: Training in Aversion is wrong
Replies: 24
Views: 1846

Re: Training in Aversion is wrong

. Training in "Aversion" is right, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . if done properly, imo. Suttas wrote: "When you attend properly to the feature of ugliness, sensual desire does not arise, or, if it has already arisen, it’s given up." "The perceptions of ugliness ....... when develope...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 08, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Selected Points of Controversy Between the Abhidhamma-tthavibhāvinīṭīkā and the Paramattha-dīpanīṭīkā of Ledi Sayadaw
Replies: 3
Views: 1235

Selected Points of Controversy Between the Abhidhamma-tthavibhāvinīṭīkā and the Paramattha-dīpanīṭīkā of Ledi Sayadaw

Abhidhamma Debate: A Comparative Study of the Selected Points of Controversy Between the Abhidhamma-tthavibhāvinīṭīkā and the Paramattha-dīpanīṭīkā A Dissertation by Venerable Visuddha (Mahachulalongkornvidyalaya University) Pdf: downloadable at http://aphidham.mcu.ac.th/site/thesiscontent_desc.php?...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Abhidhamma
Topic: Abhidhamma Resources
Replies: 74
Views: 62471

Re: Abhidhamma Resources

--> The Analytical Study of Dependent Origination (Paṭicca-samuppāda) 
in the Perspective of Conditional Relations (Paṭṭhāna) <-- One of some relatively new books on Abhidhamma.com February 2019: Aggācāra Dhamma Project (Myanmar) has finished the translation and editing of Sayadaw Dr. Nanadamalabhiv...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Dhammaduta (Dhamma propagation)
Topic: SN Goenka - Theravada Dhammaduta extraordinaire
Replies: 72
Views: 11568

Re: SN Goenka - Theravada Dhammaduta extraordinaire

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjQ0Z9khjQI&t=3445 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjQ0Z9khjQI&t=3445 Venerable Pannobha's praise on Goenkaji method for westerners, which he regards as a theravada one. And, a lot of his [western monks] friends became monks after Goenkaji's retreats. Video starts pla...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Mainstream or The Outsider?
Replies: 186
Views: 9692

Re: The Mainstream or The Outsider?

mikenz66 wrote:
Sun Mar 08, 2020 3:14 am
...
I basically ignore claims that "all the others have it wrong".
I've always found it to be much more nuanced than that.

:heart:
Mike

:goodpost:
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Zen master teachings better than gotama buddhas teaching?
Replies: 31
Views: 3028

Re: Zen master teachings better than gotama buddhas teaching?

Today, while watching some zen painting techniques, I found this ... how to unfold my True Universal Self. Yayyy! ... In this way Zen Brush Painting is both a practice of and expression of Enlightenment. The paintings are secondary. 1. It’s Not About You Zen Brush painting is not about your talent,...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Zen master teachings better than gotama buddhas teaching?
Replies: 31
Views: 3028

Re: Zen master teachings better than gotama buddhas teaching?

https://n-lightenment.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Brush-Sweeps-Mind-Circle-web.jpg Today, while watching some zen painting techniques, I found this ... how to unfold my True Universal Self. Yayyy! ... In this way Zen Brush Painting is both a practice of and expression of Enlightenment. The paint...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Do we agree that Visuddhimagga is not a reliable source and should not be quoted?
Replies: 24
Views: 2592

Re: Do we agree that Visuddhimagga is not a reliable source and should not be quoted?

Do we agree that Visuddhimagga is not a reliable source and should not be quoted? The above question is from another link. https://dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=26749&p=485216#p485216 The answer would be a simple ... "No". A nostalgic quotation of "one beautiful line": “I’m reminded of one b...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: No-soul version of anatta vs Descartes "Cognito ergo sum"
Replies: 48
Views: 7258

Re: No-soul version of anatta vs Descartes "Cognito ergo sum"

It is "cogito ergo sum". "Cogito"" is first person singular of "cogitare" - "to think". "Cognito" is a past participle (in dative or ablative and/or maybe some other case) of "cognoscere" - "to know/recognize". So please change the OP title. Little children might be reading this, and learning wrong...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Faith in Buddhism
Replies: 77
Views: 7049

Re: Faith in Buddhism

. When logic hopelessly & gravely fails: "Without saddhā, with logic if you’re hoping to understand, you’re gravely mistaken." from ... page 28 / The Heretic Sage by Ven. Nanananda . “It is because the Buddha has given sufficient advice that some could realize even by just listening. They didn’t me...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: No-soul version of anatta vs Descartes "Cognito ergo sum"
Replies: 48
Views: 7258

Re: No-soul version of anatta vs Descartes "Cognito ergo sum"

How would someone holding to the no-soul (rather than not-the-self) interpretation of anatta reply to Descartes? ... Accordingly, the knowledge, I THINK, THEREFORE I AM, is the first and most certain that occurs to one who philosophizes orderly. ... . . Ven. Nanananda , imo, would certainly reply: ...
by Sabbe_Dhamma_Anatta
Sat Feb 22, 2020 3:01 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Perceptions and Views
Replies: 72
Views: 5264

Re: Perceptions and Views

cappuccino wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:49 am
Ceisiwr wrote: How do you understand this stanza?
Those who grasp at perceptions & views
go about butting their heads
in the world.
it's a warning about debating

:lol: