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by Dmytro
Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: The Pali word: 'Satta'
Replies: 11
Views: 555

Re: The Pali word: 'Satta'

Etymology of "satta" is explained in PED, "fr. sant".
by Dmytro
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: The Pali word: 'Satta'
Replies: 11
Views: 555

Re: The Pali word: 'Satta'

Hi,

These are just homonyms used here in a wordplay. They are related to very different roots.
by Dmytro
Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Original meaning of the word "saddha"
Replies: 10
Views: 1063

Re: Original meaning of the word "saddha"

Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi wrote: As a factor of the Buddhist path, faith ( saddhā ) does not mean blind belief but a willingness to accept on trust certain propositions that we cannot, at our present stage of development, personally verify for ourselves. These propositions concern both the nature of realit...
by Dmytro
Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali pronunciation
Replies: 74
Views: 34050

Re: Pali pronunciation

Here's Wikipedia phonetic correspondences page:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:IPA/Sanskrit
by Dmytro
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali pronunciation
Replies: 74
Views: 34050

Re: Pali pronunciation

Ok, so the conclusions are based on personal intuition.
by Dmytro
Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali pronunciation
Replies: 74
Views: 34050

Re: Pali pronunciation

As usual, Ven Dhammanado's comments are well worth reading: https://discourse.suttacentral.net/t/sc-voice-raveena-meets-slow-amy/10410/12 https://discourse.suttacentral.net/t/sc-voice-raveena-meets-slow-amy/10410/19 https://discourse.suttacentral.net/t/sc-voice-raveena-meets-slow-amy/10410/21 I wou...
by Dmytro
Sat Aug 25, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Slavic Buddhism vs Western Buddhism
Replies: 76
Views: 3392

Re: Slavic Buddhism vs Western Buddhism

Personal labels inevitably lead to quarrels. There are no "Slavs", all of whom would have the same attitude. There are no standard "Westerners". There are no "racists", - just specific actions or statements concerning other people or races. Personal labels immediately lead to misunderstandings, sinc...
by Dmytro
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali Term: Viññāṇaṃ anidassanaṃ
Replies: 36
Views: 6169

Re: Pali Term: Viññāṇaṃ anidassanaṃ

rightviewftw wrote:
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:01 pm
out of curiosity, what is the designation of the ending?
It's

-aṃ (-iṃ, -uṃ, -ṃ)

1. m. n. f. sg. acc. buddhaṃ (the Buddha), phalaṃ (the fruit), gāthaṃ (the verse), rājaṃ (the king)
2. n. sg. nom. phalaṃ (the fruit), kammaṃ (karma)

https://dhamma.ru/paali/tables/palisufi.htm
by Dmytro
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali Term: Viññāṇaṃ anidassanaṃ
Replies: 36
Views: 6169

Re: Pali Term: Viññāṇaṃ anidassanaṃ

Given that it shares the same ending as; cakkhāyatanaṃ, sotāyatanaṃ, ghānāyatanaṃ, jivhāyatanaṃ, kāyāyatanaṃ, manāyatanaṃ Which Thanissaro pins as: six sense media: the eye-medium, the ear-medium, the nose-medium, the tongue-medium, the body-medium, the intellect-medium: These are called the six se...
by Dmytro
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali Term: Viññāṇaṃ anidassanaṃ
Replies: 36
Views: 6169

Re: Pali Term: Viññāṇaṃ anidassanaṃ

DN 11, Walshe Translation. But, monk, you should not ask your question in this way: ‘Where do the four great elements — the earth element, the water element, the fire element, the air element — cease without remainder?’ Instead, this is how the question should have been put: ‘Where do earth, water, ...
by Dmytro
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali Term: Viññāṇaṃ anidassanaṃ
Replies: 36
Views: 6169

Re: Pali Term: Viññāṇaṃ anidassanaṃ

Bhikkhu Bodhi's translation and notes from MN 49: 24. “‘Good sir, if that is not partaken of by the allness of all, may it not turn out to be vacuous and empty for you!’ 25. “‘Consciousness non-manifesting, Boundless, luminous all-round: [Note 513] that is not partaken of by the earthness of earth, ...
by Dmytro
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:39 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Sutta Preludes
Replies: 3
Views: 212

Re: Sutta Preludes

Hi,

See "solo introductions" at https://archive.org/stream/ChantingBook ... 0#page/n43

metta
by Dmytro
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: pativiratō hōti - interesting translation from by puredhamma.net
Replies: 29
Views: 1461

Re: pativiratō hōti - interesting translation from by puredhamma.net

Hi Justin, I am dead against kiling mice from any means as it leads against the 1st precept. But I have found because of this nature of mine the others at my home are suffering from various atrocities of mice. The only method of catching them was getting them trapped in a cage and delivering them fa...
by Dmytro
Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Transition from shamatha to vipassana
Replies: 15
Views: 1049

Re: Transition from shamatha to vipassana

Viachh wrote:
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:56 am
How technically is there a transition from shamatha to vipassana during the practice of conscious breathing?
Ven. Dhammajiva describes this in his book "In This Life Itself", page 23 ff, and in his book "A Mind Revealed", page 18 ff:

http://www.vipassana.com/meditation/dha ... /index.php