AN 4.1: Anubuddha Sutta — Understood

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AN 4.1: Anubuddha Sutta — Understood

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Re: AN 4.1: Anubuddha Sutta — Understood

Postby Sam Vara » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:08 pm

Interesting to see that both translations use the term "penetrate" to denote a type of mental activity. I don't know what the Pali term is, but I'm guessing that the analogy with the idea of physical or spatial penetration must be thought useful here. It is clearly something extra to mere "understanding"; possibly like the modern informal "getting into" a concept or an idea. ("I'm really getting into the idea of anatta.") But I suspect this doesn't really do it justice.

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Re: AN 4.1: Anubuddha Sutta — Understood

Postby Mkoll » Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:07 am

Dear friends,

When I got to reading: "Bhikkhus, it is because of not understanding and penetrating four things...", my mind immediately jumped to the understanding and penetration of the Four Noble Truths. It's interesting to see it expressed as the understanding and penetration of the three factors of the Noble Eightfold Path and Noble Liberation/Release.

:anjali:
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa
Namo tassa bhagavato arahato samma sambuddhassa

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