mikenz66 wrote:Hi Tilt,
Looks like an interesting book but the author is Jake H. Davis, not Steve Armstrong...
Will wrote:Whether the Wisdom edition is first complete translation into English or not, I do not know.
But some years ago I got The Manuals of Dhamma pub. by Vipassana Research Inst. The first chapter of 30 pages or so is titled "The Manual of Insight", trans. by U Nyana. I guess this chapter might be a condensation or a separate work on the same subject or ...???
If anyone knows about this 'chapter' vs the Wisdom big book, it would clarify for me.
Will wrote:Thanks bodom - Ledi lived much earlier... should have paid closer attention...
cjmacie wrote:It puzzling that you say this, when U Min Swe's translation was done in 1984? I.e. it took 39 years, from Burmese first edition. I still haven't found an answer to the question why Steve Armstrong (and you) seem to overlook that the first English translation dates from 1984.
The sense of eye-sight, or in other words, the eye-sensitivity called Cakkhupasāda also really exists and is actually present.
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