Feeding on rapture

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Feeding on rapture

Post by befriend » Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:45 pm

We who have nothing we will feed on rapture like the radiant gods" paraphrase does anyone know what sutta this is from?
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Re: Feeding on rapture

Post by paul » Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:00 pm

Dhammapada, Chap. 15 "Happiness", v. 200.
Due to the nature of 'piti' (rapture) as a change in the mode of energy from striving to initial attainment, it always implies that effort has previously been applied.

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Re: Feeding on rapture

Post by Dhammanando » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:04 am

"Feeding on rapture" pītibhakkha by itself is also found in three of the Dīgha Nikāya suttas: the Brahmajāla, Pāthika, and Aggañña.

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