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Advice/Ideas

Postby plwk » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:35 pm

Seeking advice/ideas for the scenario below on how to facilitate a group discussion:

Topic: Dukkha
Style: Adult Group Interactive Discussion
Audience: Senior citizens and working adults (both Buddhists and non-Buddhists)
Maturity of the group: Ranging from 'no idea', 'I've heard it 100 times before' & 'short attention span'

Advice/Ideas? :namaste:
Bhikkhus, if you develop and make much this one thing,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.
What is it? It is recollecting the Enlightened One.
If this single thing is recollected and made much,
it invariably leads to weariness, cessation, appeasement, realization and extinction.

Anguttara-Nikaya: Ekanipata: Ekadhammapali: Pañhamavagga
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Paul Davy
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Re: Advice/Ideas

Postby Paul Davy » Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:08 pm

Greetings,

Look up Access To Insight (under D for dukkha)

http://www.accesstoinsight.org/index-subject.html#d

Metta,
Retro. :)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)

Having understood name-and-form, which is a product of prolificity,
And which is the root of all malady within and without,
He is released from bondage to the root of all maladies,
That Such-like-one is truly known as 'the one who has understood'.
(Snp 3.6)


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