Why don't people remember their past lives according to the suttas?

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Re: Why don't people remember their past lives according to the suttas?

Post by DooDoot » Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:28 am

ieee23 wrote:
Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:28 pm
Is there a sutta that explains why people do not remember their past lives?
SN 22.79 explains remembering "past lives" in a way that is easily practised.

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Re: Why don't people remember their past lives according to the suttas?

Post by salayatananirodha » Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:33 am

16. 'In what has the world originated?' — so said the Yakkha Hemavata, — 'with what is the world intimate? by what is the world afflicted, after having grasped at what?' (167)

17. 'In six the world has originated, O Hemavata,' — so said Bhagavat, — 'with six it is intimate, by six the world is afflicted, after having grasped at six.' (168)

- Hemavatasutta


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