Exploring Theravāda's connections to other paths. What can we learn from other traditions, religions and philosophies?
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reflection wrote:From a practical point of view it doesn't matter. You can't 'want' an insight.
If a person is convinced in anicca, asubha, dukkha, anatta - then what is the purpose of any new insight?
One of the thoughts that I had was: Learn the dhamma truths as reason
for acting in kusala way and building a kusala "muscle", like you would train muscle of flesh in the gym. This is #2 option that I've put.
"Life is a struggle. Life will throw curveballs at you, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference..."
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The purpose of insight is to lead to further letting go and finally nibbana.