New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

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New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

Post by Vimalayaka » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:27 am

Hi everyone. Highly recommended new book by venerable Mahaviveka.

Webpage: https://mahaviveka.wordpress.com/mebs/
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Re: New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

Post by Polar Bear » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:53 am

Cool, thanks!

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Re: New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

Post by Vimalayaka » Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:28 am

You're welcome!

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Re: New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

Post by Pseudobabble » Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:05 am

This book is really good, I recommend it.
"Does Master Gotama have any position at all?"

"A 'position,' Vaccha, is something that a Tathagata has done away with. What a Tathagata sees is this: 'Such is form, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is feeling, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is perception...such are fabrications...such is consciousness, such its origination, such its disappearance.'" - Aggi-Vacchagotta Sutta


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Re: New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

Post by budo » Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:20 pm

Pseudobabble wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:05 am
This book is really good, I recommend it.
Can you share which part you liked the most?

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Re: New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

Post by Pseudobabble » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:41 am

budo wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:20 pm
Pseudobabble wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:05 am
This book is really good, I recommend it.
Can you share which part you liked the most?
I skipped straight to the sections on Iddhipādā and Sammappadhānā, 6.1 and 6.2.
"Does Master Gotama have any position at all?"

"A 'position,' Vaccha, is something that a Tathagata has done away with. What a Tathagata sees is this: 'Such is form, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is feeling, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is perception...such are fabrications...such is consciousness, such its origination, such its disappearance.'" - Aggi-Vacchagotta Sutta


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Re: New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

Post by DooDoot » Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:00 pm

Vimalayaka wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:27 am
Hi everyone. Highly recommended new book by venerable Mahaviveka.

Webpage: https://mahaviveka.wordpress.com/mebs/
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/Motivation-Effor ... 497070459/
Hi. Where is the PDF located? How can the book be read? Thanks
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Re: New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

Post by Pseudobabble » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:06 pm

DooDoot wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:00 pm
Vimalayaka wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:27 am
Hi everyone. Highly recommended new book by venerable Mahaviveka.

Webpage: https://mahaviveka.wordpress.com/mebs/
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/Motivation-Effor ... 497070459/
Hi. Where is the PDF located? How can the book be read? Thanks
There's a download link at the bottom of the wordpress page. The link text is 'First digital PDF edition, May 2019.'

EDIT: here is the link.
"Does Master Gotama have any position at all?"

"A 'position,' Vaccha, is something that a Tathagata has done away with. What a Tathagata sees is this: 'Such is form, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is feeling, such its origination, such its disappearance; such is perception...such are fabrications...such is consciousness, such its origination, such its disappearance.'" - Aggi-Vacchagotta Sutta


'Dust thou art, and unto dust thou shalt return.' - Genesis 3:19

'Some fart freely, some try to hide and silence it. Which one is correct?' - Saegnapha

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Re: New book: Motivation and Effort in Buddhist Soteriology

Post by Vimalayaka » Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:05 am

Pseudobabble wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:41 am
I skipped straight to the sections on Iddhipādā and Sammappadhānā, 6.1 and 6.2.
Yes chapter 6 is my favorite too. I also liked 2.2 Self-Stimulation (Bhava-Tanhā) and 2.3 Depression (Vibhava-Tanhā). and chpter 5 about meditation and 5.4 Self-Awareness (Sati & Pañña). I didn't skip! :)

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