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What does 'Not percipient of form internally' in Salayatana Sutta mean?
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The Eight Liberations (Aṭṭha-Vimokkha) Kāyagatāsati-RūpaJāna (rūpī) Attainer perceives own kāya (rūpa) to attain jhāna. Kāyagatāsati-RūpaJāna Attainer perceives other's kāya, rūpa, to attain jhāna. &...

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Kayagatasati Sutta
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It doesn't mean "awareness of body sensations" in both sutta. It means "The practitioner should meditate ānāpānassati every time, no when&where is an exception (walking, sitting, standing, lying ...

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How do you write Anicca (Impermanence) in Pali script?
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Pāli was in oral tradition, so pāli had no its own script. However, pāli can be written by most of the indo-europian script instead. Therefore, the best tattoo in Buddhism is reciting the Sutta in ...

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Caste of Sujātā
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She is called "mother of Yasa" in VN Mahāvagga, and her name "Sujātā" is declared in AN Ekakanipāta Etadagga Pāli. Buddha took her food before he enlightened Nibbāna. After Buddha taught VN ...

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Where does the consciousness (cittas) originate inside the body?
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Citta can arise everywhere inside the physical body because there are the body-senses, kāya-āyatana, in the whole body. However, it's just the automatic thought can arise at the physical body, no one ...

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Why is the Pali word 'sattānaṃ' in Dependent Origination plural?
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Avijjā and saṅkhāra of a past aggregates' rebirth cause a present aggregates' rebirth, present taṅhā&upādāna&kamma-bhava cause a future aggregates' rebirth. So, rebirth is singular is right. ...

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How is craving the practice that leads to the origin of feeling?
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Paṭipadā is placing at the same position of upādāna (clinging), so we can find the answer in the sutta that including clinging, craving, and feeling together, such as the four noble truth in Sutta. ...

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Four Analytical Knowledges
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I need some help for correct below writing's grammar. I don't understand the question, can you rewrite the question by the below pāli word? Why you think "direct knowledge of the four analytical ...

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Why are these called "The All"?
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0. History base knowledge about wrong and right view: See SarathW's Answer. Then: Why are these called "The All": the eye & forms, ear & sounds, nose & aromas, tongue & ...

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How does an arahant know that ignorance won't return/re-arise after death?
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How can it be known that ignorance won't return/re-arise and why won't it return/re-arise if there is no consciousness after death? MN Atthakathā wrote: The (mundane) vipassanā-right-view ...

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Can anger be acceptable?
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We must forgive and be kind with everyone, including every enemy. See the path of purification, CH. IX THE DIVINE ABIDINGS, (1) Loving-Kindness page 291. The only one anger accepted by the Buddha ...

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What does "sandhāvitvā saṃsaritvā" mean in AN 9.12?
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What does "sattakkhattuparama" mean literally and non-literally? sattakkhattuparama = not more than seven times. Why did he include rebirth into his translation? Because of the context below ...

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Is suffering dependent on aging & death? If so, how is suffering experienced before & after death?
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If death must occur for sorrow, lamentation, pain, distress & despair to come into play; what is the cause for people having sorrow, grief & despair before death, i.e., in the present ...

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In AN 4.171, what is "reincarnation where the intention of others is effective"?
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I agree with Andrei Volkov explanation, which follows to it's atthakathā. However, for the perfect understood by sutta, not only atthakathā, I write this answer. There is a reincarnation where one’s ...

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Why does SN 12.66 say aging-and-death has acquisition as its source?
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Upādhi means clinging aggregates. The context of sammasasutta is the four noble truth, ariyasacca. See the highlight, and compare with saccapabba of DN mahāsatipaṭṭhānasutta. See atthakathā of this ...

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Where is the most concrete exposition on the Buddhist ethics in the source material?
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Buddhist objective is nibbāna, the safest. It's like the science's, engineering's or computer programming's rule, we can't misunderstand at any level of the process. It's buggy, risk and unsafe. ...

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Why is the Pali word 'saṅkhārā' in Dependent Origination plural?
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Dependent origination is the cycle of the happening event. Each event has only one decision. There are 2 saṅkhāra for each decision: wholesome and unwholesome. Wholesome saṅkhāra gives good resultants....

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Are there detailed Buddhist teachings on/about energy (viriya)?
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Energy in science is tejo, form, in Buddhism. The encouragement is indriya and bala in Buddhism. This is the method of jhāna meditation. It was used before the Buddha enlightened by jhāna ...

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Does the effect make its cause?
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Only some effects cause it cause, such as sahajāta-cause, aññamañña-cause, nissaya-cause, etc., but some can not, such as pakatūpanissaya-cause, anantara-cause, etc. See saṅghaha chapter 8.

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Why does one suffer because of ignorance if ignorance is unintentional?
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Why does one suffer because of ignorance if ignorance is unintentional? Ignorant must arising with intention. Sutta. Ma. Mū. Sabbāsavasaṃvarasuttaṃ: when he attends to them, the unarisen ...

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Is ending up in hell at some point in time inevitable for those beings who are not Stream-Entrants?
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The 4th jhāna brahma and above have a long enough age to meet more than 1 buddha, they are not going to hell until they die. So buddha can't say "If you do not enlighten by my teaching, you are going ...

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Devas' Mortality
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Deva can die by own angry mind. See Dha.A.2 appamāda-cittavagga Sāmāvatīvatthu (ghosakadevaputta).

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Is it wrong-view to think there might be more than 5 aggregates?
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There are only two realities: saṅkhāra (dependent origination such as aggregate) and asaṅkhāra (no dependent origination such as nibbāna). All others are paññatti (concept;imagine;not reality) because ...

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Hard not to control my breathing
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While you control your breathing or focus to your whole body, you losing to focus the breath at nose's tip point. So the right practice is not control your breath or focus to your whole body, but just ...

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What exacly is the so-called "formless" jhana?
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I am so sorry for the long answer. It's required all of this knowledge to understand the meditation's idea. What is jhāna? Jhāna (concentration meditation) is the meditation method to cease the ...

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increased body temperature during meditation
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If you have worked with some activity before the meditation, such as walking outdoor, doing home, your sweat have to come out your body when you start to sit in meditation, to cool down your body. ...

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What's the karmic cause for shyness?
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Shyness is Coward; prompted. Some shyness mind is new karma; some is karma's resultant. The past prompted karma give prompted resultant. And prompted resultant support new prompted karma. In ...

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Is Will Power required to renounce sense pleasures?
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Will power & endurance is ardent, persistence factor for Awakening, and right effort to putting aside greed & distress with reference to the world according to DN Mahāsatipaṭṭhānasutta: The ...

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What is the meaning behind this chant?
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For the meaning of saṅghānussati in advance, see Part II—Concentration (Samádhi) CH. VII SIX RECOLLECTIONS Recollection of the Saṅgha page 215. We should be used with the tree refuges according to ...

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When is the best time for ordination?
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If you have already gotten the qualified teacher, and your trust is strong enough to do everything follow to that teacher. You should ordinate as soon as you can. If you don't know how to prove your ...

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