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Wikipedia is wrong. We should follow the definitions found in historical Buddhism rather than the definitions of contemporary amoral Americans. Unless you have decided to practise the "signless meditation", mindfulness does not explicitly mean the psychological process of purposely bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present ...


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"(view) position", "(view) point", "stand", "taking right stand", might be usefull to understand "Diṭṭhi", good householder. And what is "taking on a proper stand", to cultivate toward higher and liberation: "And how is one made pure in three ways by mental action? There is the case where a ...


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Diṭṭhi in Pali literally means "sight", but here it is used to mean view, belief, dogma, theory, speculation. Sammā diṭṭhi means Right View. There are many other words in the PTS Pali-English Dictionary which may be used for "understanding" in different contexts, but diṭṭhi is not one of them. From PTS Pali-English Dictionary on Diṭṭhi: ...


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It does not matter what word we use even though I tend to like the term "right view". You are forming views when you do not know something for sure so the best bet is to have the right view. Buddha enumerated 62 kinds of views. So if you read Brahamjala Sutta you can decide yourself what is the best terminology for this understanding. https://www....


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