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Re: Comments on "commentary"

Post by mikenz66 » Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:30 pm

Maiev wrote:In my opinion,...
If you wish to discuss the commentaries in a meaningful and useful way, you'll need to do more than just state opinions. You might start by quoting a textual reference from a commentary that states that jhana is not a key element of the path, and investigate the different developments of samadhi described in the suttas.


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Re: Comments on "commentary"

Post by theY » Sat Dec 31, 2016 3:40 pm

I explained the reason of jhana's important in below topic.
Above message maybe out of date. Latest update will be in massage's link.
Tipitaka memorization is a rule of monks. It isn't just a choice. They must done it.
bahussuto nāma tividho hoti – nissayamuccanako, parisupaṭṭhāpako, bhikkhunovādakoti. ... monks.html

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