To continue Chownah's metaphor of the chocolate ice cream... how does one manage to keep the making of the ice cream after its original maker's died?chownah wrote:I think that skills acquired for training is not a good metaphor for the changes of reaching Sotapanna and higher......possibly a more apt metaphor is the smell and taste of chocolate ice cream......once you experience them you do not retrogress and forget them even if you don't practice. [. . .]
A discussion on all aspects of Theravāda Buddhism
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The best way to explain it is through abhidhamma...