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by ground
Thu Dec 31, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: D.O. question
Replies: 26
Views: 3087

Re: D.O. question

Hi acinteyyo many thanks for your reply. Referring to the two issues touched earlier: 1. Response of kind 1 might elucidate the interpretation of Sankhara more specifically. "Sankhara" has been explicated as to the variety of interpretations of this term. So I am a bit reluctant to call this "more s...
by ground
Wed Dec 30, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: D.O. question
Replies: 26
Views: 3087

Re: D.O. question

Hi acinteyyo Above we may have learned that DO may be interpreted this way (e.g. several lives) or another way (e.g. atemporal understanding). Sankhara implies "volition". Selecting one understanding out of two or three or several possible understandings could be perceived as "volitional activity"....
by ground
Mon Dec 28, 2009 4:27 pm
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: D.O. question
Replies: 26
Views: 3087

Re: D.O. question

Hi acinteyyo Above we may have learned that DO may be interpreted this way (e.g. several lives) or another way (e.g. atemporal understanding). Sankhara implies "volition". Selecting one understanding out of two or three or several possible understandings could be perceived as "volitional activity". ...
by ground
Mon Dec 28, 2009 9:28 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: D.O. question
Replies: 26
Views: 3087

Re: D.O. question

TMingyur wrote:After all interpretation of DO as meaning this or that is a manifestation of sankhàra, right?

Kind regards
What a pitty. No resonse so far. I have hoped to catch a glimpse of the Theravadin approach to discerning "delusiveness" and "validity".

Kind regards :smile:
by ground
Sat Dec 26, 2009 5:45 am
Forum: Discovering Theravāda
Topic: D.O. question
Replies: 26
Views: 3087

Re: D.O. question

After all interpretation of DO as meaning this or that is a manifestation of sankhàra, right?

Kind regards
by ground
Mon Nov 30, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: From little things big things grow...
Replies: 50
Views: 8132

Re: From little things big things grow...

I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations

Very auspicious!

:group:

:namaste:
by ground
Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Focusing on nothing
Replies: 17
Views: 1546

Re: Focusing on nothing

Dear friends reading this thread and the good comments provided here, I feel inspired to give some quotations I of a text I have recalled while reading here (especially Paññāsikhara's question). I do not want to interfere. Please simply ignore if you feel that my post does not match the thread. Havi...