Drolma wrote:Ignorance is not-knowing, greed, hatred, desire, and craving are emotional states. Okay so far?
Consciousness and emotions are formations. So how could formations be caused by craving or ignorance when they are formations themselves?
Having first directed one's thoughts and made an evaluation, one then breaks out into speech. That's why directed thought & evaluation are verbal fabricator.
Ngawang Drolma. wrote:
Ignorance is not-knowing, greed, hatred, desire, and craving are emotional states. Okay so far?
paul wrote:"Ajahn Geoff (Thanissaro) , and I'm sure some others, prefer to translate Sati as heedfulness rather than mindfulness..."
This is wrong, heedfulness is quite a separate factor to mindfulness and is better referred to as as basic zeal.
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