What exactly was Sati's error in MN38?

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What exactly was Sati's error in MN38?

Postby Spiny Norman » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:17 am

What exactly do you think it was? The way I read it, Satis error was thinking that consciousness is a permanent entity which continues. Your thoughts?

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Re: What exactly was Sati's error in MN38?

Postby Paul Davy » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:21 am

Greetings Porpoise,

Yes, that was Sati's error.

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"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'."
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