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Is the Buddha advocating delighting in sensuality in SN 42.12?

"Making oneself happy and pleased" refers to Emotional Intelligence - maintaining one's mind in a positive state as opposed to cultivating a maimed and wounded condition. This is the point I ...
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Is the Buddha advocating delighting in sensuality in SN 42.12?

Since this sutta is not a short one, it's important to note the context: it basically distinguishes various types of householders along a graded scale of excellence, and the sutta also evaluates ...
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all EBT sutta references to thina middha / sloth & torpor & drowsiness

Using scv-bilara, I was able to find 131 instances of "thinamiddh (128)" or "thina middh (4)" in the EBTs translated by Ven. Sujato. Scv-bilara searches EBTs in Pali, Romanized ...
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