Consciousness what knows feelings can hold only one object at a time; when it is painful feeling then it is pleasant in going away. Pleasant feeling is pleasant when it stays.
Suitable for practice(jhanas) are feelings where is greed, aversion and delusion.
anything felt as pleasant .. is pleasant feeling.“Anything felt physically or mentally as pleasant or enjoyable. “Yaṃ kho, āvuso visākha, kāyikaṃ vā cetasikaṃ vā sukhaṃ sātaṃ vedayitaṃ— This is pleasant feeling. ayaṃ sukhā vedanā.
“Pleasant feeling is pleasant when it remains and painful when it perishes. “Sukhā kho, āvuso visākha, vedanā ṭhitisukhā vipariṇāmadukkhā;
rāgānusayo is not greed itself. Painful feeling is the underlying tendency for greed. Word alone or independently doesn't mean anything.“The underlying tendency for greed underlies pleasant feeling.“Sukhāya kho, āvuso visākha, vedanāya rāgānusayo anuseti,
it can't be done simply there have to be causes and conditions, therefore there is jhanas what work like causes and conditions but in a way of cessation, btw which only can be done by when bhava is fully developed.“The underlying tendency to greed should be given up when it comes to pleasant feeling. “Sukhāya kho, āvuso visākha, vedanāya rāgānusayo pahātabbo,
and we got to the jhana description:“Should these underlying tendencies be given up regarding all instances of these feelings? “No, not in all instances.
https://suttacentral.net/sa-2.50/en/bingenheimerTake a mendicant who, quite secluded from sensual pleasures, secluded from unskillful qualities, enters and remains in the first absorption, which has the rapture and bliss born of seclusion, while placing the mind and keeping it connected. With this they give up greed, and the underlying tendency to greed does not lie within that...
https://suttacentral.net/mn44/en/sujatoThe Buddha told Sakka: “What is well explained is always well spoken. Now hear what I have to say.” And he spoke a verse:
“For the sake of gain, sentient beings /
all strive for whatever they desire.
The desire for gains, the wish for happiness: /
if people strive with strong effort they will attain what they seek
Once the goal is attained, patience is supreme; /
therefore one should practice patience.”
nursing longing which is greed it will result in dukkha feeling, with that they give up aversion. As here the greed is wanted it will give rise to dukkha feeling by what the aversion ceases and that aversion doesn't have sukha feeling underlying it.Oh, when will I enter and remain in the same dimension that the noble ones enter and remain in today?’ ‘kudāssu nāmāhaṃ tadāyatanaṃ upasampajja viharissāmi yadariyā etarahi āyatanaṃ upasampajja viharantī’ti?
Nursing such a longing for the supreme liberations gives rise to sadness due to longing. Iti anuttaresu vimokkhesu pihaṃ upaṭṭhāpayato uppajjati pihāppaccayā domanassaṃ.
With this they give up repulsion, and the underlying tendency to repulsion does not lie within that. Paṭighaṃ tena pajahati, na tattha paṭighānusayo anuseti.