'Thus it was in the past.' 'Thus it will be in the future.' 'Thus it is now in the present.'

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'Thus it was in the past.' 'Thus it will be in the future.' 'Thus it is now in the present.'

Post by rightviewftw » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:25 pm

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"You yourself having few wishes are to instigate talk on having few wishes among the other posters...

"You yourself being contented are to instigate talk on contentment among the other posters...

"You yourself being is secluded are to to instigates talk on seclusion among the other posters...

"You yourself being non-entangled are to instigate talk on non-entanglement among the other posters...

"You yourself having aroused persistence are to instigate talk on arousing persistence among the other posters...

"You yourself being is established in wholesome behavior are to instigate talk on being well established in wholesome behavior among the other posters...

"You yourself being having achieved gains in concentration are to instigate talk on gains in concentration among the other posters...
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Re: 'Thus it was in the past.' 'Thus it will be in the future.' 'Thus it is now in the present.'

Post by rightviewftw » Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:36 pm

Non-entanglement i have achieved some lately. I am all alone, no phone calls no nothing :D
It is scary because i have never achieved that in this way before but i have the forum to keep me concentrated on the Dhamma!
Soon i have to cut it tho and start training the good method
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Re: 'Thus it was in the past.' 'Thus it will be in the future.' 'Thus it is now in the present.'

Post by justindesilva » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:32 am

rightviewftw wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:36 pm
Non-entanglement i have achieved some lately. I am all alone, no phone calls no nothing :D
It is scary because i have never achieved that in this way before but i have the forum to keep me concentrated on the Dhamma!
Soon i have to cut it tho and start training the good method
:anjali:
This reminds me of J. krishnamurthi, s remark that fear , anxiety and depression etc. arises by projecting the past in to the future and therefore live in the present ftom moment to moment. Very true in a buddistic sense. Applying this in life has become a golden rule in my life.

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Re: 'Thus it was in the past.' 'Thus it will be in the future.' 'Thus it is now in the present.'

Post by rightviewftw » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:08 pm

justindesilva wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:32 am
rightviewftw wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:36 pm
Non-entanglement i have achieved some lately. I am all alone, no phone calls no nothing :D
It is scary because i have never achieved that in this way before but i have the forum to keep me concentrated on the Dhamma!
Soon i have to cut it tho and start training the good method
:anjali:
This reminds me of J. krishnamurthi, s remark that fear , anxiety and depression etc. arises by projecting the past in to the future and therefore live in the present ftom moment to moment. Very true in a buddistic sense. Applying this in life has become a golden rule in my life.
I would like to discuss this in the appropriate section of the Forum, i guess that would be the "Connections to other Paths". Classical Theravada Sub is not the place for this as far as i know. Please do avoid instigating discussion of other paths itt
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Re: 'Thus it was in the past.' 'Thus it will be in the future.' 'Thus it is now in the present.'

Post by rightviewftw » Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:06 pm

It feels good to be on the many training rules again, it feels much natural and different, a higher level.

Have been parking myself to meditate occasionally and want to set myself up to meditate more in future.

I find that being alone is the key at this point and avoiding influences of other people is essential.

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