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Ted Wrigley's answer is the right one in my opinion, and I will just quote an example here. One person may still have self view and is therefore within the ignorance bubble or "world" of self view. In SN 44.10, Vacchagotta, who had deeply entrenched self view and who was then incapable of understanding dependent origination or anatta, asked the ...


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Gratitude conventionally manifests in the context of gift-giving. AN8.31:1.1: “Mendicants, there are these eight gifts. AN8.31:1.2: What eight? AN8.31:1.3: A person might give a gift after insulting the recipient. AN8.31:1.4: Or they give out of fear. AN8.31:1.5: Or they give thinking, ‘They gave to me.’ AN8.31:1.6: Or they give thinking, ‘They’ll give to ...


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The five precepts are not a gradual training. Buddhists undertake it as the most minimum training in virtue (sila). Followers of Buddhism are expected to undertake the training in the five precepts mindfully (i.e. keeping it in mind) with right effort. If they lapse, they should continue to try their best the next time, without feeling remorse, as this is a ...


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