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There are some topics with answers on discourse.suttacentral.net Pali keyboard on mac os x Insert Pali and Sanskrit Characters with diacritical marks


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Please try: fsnow Pali keyboard which works on Windows. Pali is usually rendered in Roman/ Latin characters with diacritical marks - the same ones used by Sanskrit. Pali doesn't have its own script. However, I think it's possible to render Pali also in the Sinhala script and the Devanagari script (used by Sanskrit). Hence, you can also use keyboards that ...


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The Buddha did not hold back teachings pertaining to the Noble Eightfold Path,his doctrine. Not about everything. Compare it to a teacher who teaches maths, he is concerned only with teaching you maths, he is not going to teach you history or geography, even if he knows about history or geography.


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The Buddha revealed the truth in the Lotus Sutra. You must understand that people's minds and capacities vary. Because of this the Buddha taught various sutras to try to develop his disciples capacities. All of these teachings were taught for the sake of the one vehicle. There are not two vehicles. There are not three vehicles. There is only one vehicle, ...


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OP: Is pure consciousness, or being aware of being aware, the same as what the Buddha called the "unconditioned"? Or is the unconditioned the cessation of consciousness, as Buddhism sees consciousness as impermanent and not self? The short answer is NO. In MN 38, the Buddha explained that there are only six types of consciousness dependent on the ...


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Caveat: Restricting the question to only "What is the unconditioned?", I will offer an answer which is undoubtedly in conflict with much of prevailing thought within the community. As such, it is likely to offend. It is not my intention to offend. It is my intention to help others who are suffering to attain nibbana. The total end of suffering. I ...


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“And what, bhikkhus, is the unconditioned? The destruction of lust, the destruction of hatred, the destruction of delusion: this is called the unconditioned. - SN 43.12


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In Advaita, pure consciousness (Turiya) is said to underlie the other three states, ie waking, dreaming and deep sleep. So pure consciousness is not involved in (waking) sense consciousness. The Buddhist suttas only deal with waking sense-consciousness, in terms of the 6 ayatana. Some point to "consciousness without surface" as a sort of "pure ...


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