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defilements

Postby befriend » Sun Nov 11, 2012 3:37 pm

how do we look at things without creating defilments? thank you
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Re: defilements

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:04 pm

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He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: defilements

Postby Yana » Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:51 pm

Life is preparing for Death

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Re: defilements

Postby befriend » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:20 pm

thank you for the help but im wondering should i move my vision quickly not to stay on one object to long so i start to like it?
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Re: defilements

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:41 pm



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: defilements

Postby befriend » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:45 pm

grass, weeds, roses, my driveway a car. when i say say see it, i mean literally, see it. not see it in the sense how do i feel about its makeup.
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Re: defilements

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:50 pm



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: defilements

Postby SarathW » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:04 am

By seen things as they are. Ie. in terms of Anitya,Dukkha,Anatta.
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: defilements

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:17 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: defilements

Postby Dan74 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:18 am

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Re: defilements

Postby SarathW » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:34 am

“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: defilements

Postby Yana » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:47 am

Life is preparing for Death

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Re: defilements

Postby pegembara » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:10 am

And what is right speech? Abstaining from lying, from divisive speech, from abusive speech, & from idle chatter: This is called right speech.


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