Pacific wrote:Actually, without any guidance, this kind of stuff is rather dangerous and can lead to repression and very unhealthy attitudes to sexuality and such. If anybody wants to read about such a result you can in Bhante Kovida's book "the world is myself" (page 195) (should be on his website). Imagining an object of lust as decaying is a bit morbid. You can simply watch the arising of the feelings and the passing of them without identifying with anything
Thanks. You are quite correct, and here is the link to the book you referenced:http://www.bhantekovida.com/download.htm
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.
There is freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning. If there were not this freedom from birth, freedom from becoming, freedom from making, freedom from conditioning, then escape from that which is birth, becoming, making, conditioning, would not be known here. -- Ud 80
Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.
dheamhan a fhios agam
Damned if I know.