What mean litteraly : Manopubbangama dhamma ?

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Re: What mean litteraly : Manopubbangama dhamma ?

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:28 am

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But the question arise, who make decision about what should think the practitioner about? Buddha, about whoole conception of "a dhamma", or translator, about just one part of this word like mental fenomena or other?
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Why word "dhamma" is translated like "mental formation". Who? and why? take decision to take just a little part of meaning of word dhamma.
It is chosen because that is what the text is saying.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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Re: What mean litteraly : Manopubbangama dhamma ?

Postby DAWN » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:19 pm

tiltbillings wrote:It is chosen because that is what the text is saying.


Actualy it is the problem, because text, Buddha, said "dhamma", if he would like said "sankhara" he would said "sankhara".
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Re: What mean litteraly : Manopubbangama dhamma ?

Postby tiltbillings » Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:24 pm

DAWN wrote:
tiltbillings wrote:It is chosen because that is what the text is saying.


Actualy it is the problem, because text, Buddha, said "dhamma", if he would like said "sankhara" he would said "sankhara".
Dhamma is appropriate to the context.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

"We eat cold eels and think distant thoughts." -- Jack Johnson
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