SarathW wrote:In the following talk he says that we should not keep Nibbana as the object of our meditation.
He also teach about a strange intermediate astral body called "Gandabbba"
The main canonical argument against the in-between state, relied on by the Kathāvatthu,21 is that the Buddha mentions only three states of existence (bhava): the sense world, the form world, and the formless world. If the intermediate state exists, it should fit into one of these worlds, but it doesn’t:
SarathW wrote:I started listening to the Dhamma talk by this monk.
I found his Dhamma analysis is the most profound teaching what I have herd so far.
In the following link he is talking about the difference between Five Duscharita, Five Sil, Ten Akusal , five Papa etc.
He gives a detailed analysis of what is really mean by the precepts and how they are differently applied based on whether you are a lay person or an Arahant.
He explain how the world is initially created and how people live according to Brahama Viharas.
Then human degenerated to accept a lower level of precepts for their own convenience.
He is clearly explain why the fifth precept is not limited to refrain of taking alcohol.
According to his analysis we have confused the five Duscharita with the five Sil.
My knowledge is not strong enough to translate this talk.
It is worthwhile if we can get someone to translate this.
http://www.waharaka.com/deshana/listen. ... d=CD097-20" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Lal wrote:I have been asked by Ven. Sudithadeera (who is a disciple of Ven. Waharaka Abhayaratanalankara Thero) to join this discussion group. I have a website: https://puredhamma.net/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; that is built on the material that I learned from the Waharaka Thero. I would be happy to provide my input to any specific questions as well.
With metta, Lal
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