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by vesak2014
Fri May 09, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Samatha Bhāvana
Topic: Can We Hear Sound in Jhāna?
Replies: 90
Views: 11957

Re: Can We Hear Sound in Jhāna?

Some meditators say that we can’t hear sounds in jhāna, not even the first one. They speak by conviction of their own experience, and I agree. It’s true we can’t hear sounds in the Visuddhimagga type of jhāna. However, some among them claim that they are going by the Suttas, citing the Kaṇṭaka Sutt...
by vesak2014
Wed May 07, 2014 11:16 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How do u know if u're misleading others or not?
Replies: 15
Views: 1525

Re: How do u know if u're misleading others or not?

m0rl0ck wrote:i check to see if my mouth is open :)
so, whenever your mouth is open you are misleading others?
by vesak2014
Wed May 07, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: How do u know if u're misleading others or not?
Replies: 15
Views: 1525

Re: How do u know if u're misleading others or not?

Sometimes the intention to mislead is very subtle. You might not even know you have it until you direct your mindfulness to it. If you have a lot of friends or relatives, you might know some people who are manipulative by nature. This is not to promote ill will towards such people — they are as muc...
by vesak2014
Wed May 07, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Any stream-enterer here?
Replies: 131
Views: 11985

Re: Any stream-enterer here?

The answer is: (probably) yes.
But it doesn't mean I claim to be one example.