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by morning mist
Fri Mar 04, 2011 11:49 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: A Critique of Brahmavamso’s “The Jhanas”
Replies: 266
Views: 60361

Re: A Critique of Brahmavamso’s “The Jhanas”

Hi Nana, "the canon offers a much different understanding of singleness of mind (citta ekagga, cittekaggatā). Singleness of mind is possible in any state which has discarded the five hindrances" There are varying degrees of singleness of mind or mental unification. In the context of jhana, the menta...
by morning mist
Fri Mar 04, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: A Critique of Brahmavamso’s “The Jhanas”
Replies: 266
Views: 60361

Re: A Critique of Brahmavamso’s “The Jhanas”

I am really glad that reasonable discussions will not be deleted as in " Truth is Within" blog or people who doesn't follow the same view be removed and told to go away. The way I see it we are on the same path, perhaps with different interpretation. There is no need to kick someone out when they do...
by morning mist
Fri Mar 04, 2011 3:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: A Critique of Brahmavamso’s “The Jhanas”
Replies: 266
Views: 60361

Re: A Critique of Brahmavamso’s “The Jhanas”

The comments below the blog entry make for a more comprehensive read, and offer considerable challenges which the blog author meets with varying degrees of success. I encourage a thorough examination of the many points discussed. The comments refuting Yuttadhamo's uninformed critique and his promot...