sati-indriya: doing, being, knowing distinctions

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sati-indriya: doing, being, knowing distinctions

Postby danieLion » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:20 am


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Re: sati-indriya: doing, being, knowing distinctions

Postby SDC » Sun Jan 27, 2013 10:25 pm

I think it is somewhat misleading, and, in a roundabout way, he ends up promoting exactly what he says he disagrees with.

The way I understand it and the way I've been taught it, satipaṭṭhāna is a specific practice in which experience is broken down into four parts (body, feelings, mood, thoughts) and analyzed in order to see it for what it is. I'm not in favor of any explanation that makes it out to be anything else than that. No offense to Mr. Fronsdal, but he is obscuring the meaning in his explanation.

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Re: sati-indriya: doing, being, knowing distinctions

Postby danieLion » Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:48 pm

Hi SDC,
Correct. I think he's "ontologizing" sati and satipatthana (you can tell by the awkward conjugations ).

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