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by Dmytro
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: How does one observe Anatta ?
Replies: 108
Views: 2318

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: 2318

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: 394

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: 42
Views: 1253

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: 591

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: 591

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: 591

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: 591

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: 591

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: 819

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: 819

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?
by Dmytro
Mon May 14, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Musings on Tantra and Mayahana (from: Tantric Theravada?)
Replies: 33
Views: 819

Re: Tantric Theravada?

grigoris wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 1:20 pm
AND the Agama texts exist in the Tibetan Canon, they are in the Kangyur collection.
Very few of them.
by Dmytro
Fri May 11, 2018 6:16 am
Forum: Pāli
Topic: Pali Resources
Replies: 89
Views: 35322

Re: Pali Resources

I have downloaded the course of Venerable Sugatavaṁsa. Unfortunately the slides of lesson 12 is not accessible anymore (the color ones). If you happened to download it earlier, please could you share the slides with me. Thanks. Do you mean these ones? https://web.archive.org/web/20170226225025/http...
by Dmytro
Fri May 04, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Lounge (Archive)
Topic: Buddhists bowing to golden statues...
Replies: 21
Views: 614

Re: Buddhists bowing to golden statues...

Buddha never said, "Worship these statues in my image after I pass away." did he? Seems like antropomorhic images of the Buddha were initially forbidden by Vinaya. In Chapter 48 of the Vinaya of the Sarvaastivaadins (3) there is a long passage which deals with the decoration of monasteries. Anaatha...
by Dmytro
Tue May 01, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Could someone please help me out here? This sutta has thrown me into confusion.
Replies: 34
Views: 2945

Re: Could someone please help me out here? This sutta has thrown me into confusion.

I'll just add the explanation by Venerable Bodhi: “And why, bhikkhus, do you call them volitional formations? ‘They construct the conditioned,’ bhikkhus, therefore they are called volitional formations.[112] And what is the conditioned that they construct? They construct conditioned form as form;[11...