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what is difference between Mansikāro and Vitakā

This is a question for the Jhana-attainer who beginning on the insight meditation. Jhana makes wholesome strong enough to see the truth. I have ask similar question to the Tipitaka-memorizer, ven. Pa-...
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what is difference between Mansikāro and Vitakā

what is difference between Mansikāro and Vitakā A few lines of explanation won't be able to fully describe these 2 important concepts. Please refer to CMOA's Chapter II: Compendium of Mental Factors, ...
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How does Piti relate to Jhana?

Pīti means (mental) satisfied/"released", caused by renouncing-joy (withdraw from the cause of Dukkha, at first from holding on Sense-objects), effecting calm/stillness... with it sukha... ...
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How does Piti relate to Jhana?

Pīti is frequently misunderstood. (disclosure, my notes, my website) https://lucid24.org/sted/7sb/4piti/index.html In short, pīti as a jhāna factor and as one of the 7 awakening factors is the same ...
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How does Piti relate to Jhana?

You can find some info in the Rapture (piti) section of "The Jhanas in Theravada Buddhist Meditation" by Ven. Henepola Gunaratana: Rapture (piti) The third factor present in the first jhana ...
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Sutta references for hindrances and jhana related statements

Which sutta(s) support the following? The five hindrances are overcome only by the attainment of jhana (at least the first jhana) The five hindrances obsess and enslave the mind habitually, even ...
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Sutta references for hindrances and jhana related statements

raping his own daughter because he couldn't control his hindrances I think this expression misuses the term 'hindrances', makes it confusing because it gives the impression that evil behavior is ...
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