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To Nirvana in 5 sentences - Dhamma Wheel

To Nirvana in 5 sentences

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To Nirvana in 5 sentences

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Re: To Nirvana in 5 sentences

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Re: To Nirvana in 5 sentences

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Re: To Nirvana in 5 sentences

Postby twelph » Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:20 am

I have a question about the pali word "nibbindati". Between the two translators, one chose to use the word "disenchanted" while the other uses "revulsion". Revulsion seem to be an aversive attitude, and I am wondering if this is a useful way to go about practicing?

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