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No inherent sensual pleasure

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hermitwin
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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby hermitwin » Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:47 am

i believe in dhammapada,
sensual pleasure is described as licking honey off a sharp blade.

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby BlackBird » Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:44 am

"For a disciple who has conviction in the Teacher's message & lives to penetrate it, what accords with the Dhamma is this:
'The Blessed One is the Teacher, I am a disciple. He is the one who knows, not I." -

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby Spiny Norman » Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:42 am

"My religion is very simple - my religion is ice-cream."
Dairy Lama

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby Spiny Norman » Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:43 am

"My religion is very simple - my religion is ice-cream."
Dairy Lama

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby kirk5a » Tue Mar 26, 2013 1:08 pm

"When one thing is practiced & pursued, ignorance is abandoned, clear knowing arises, the conceit 'I am' is abandoned, latent tendencies are uprooted, fetters are abandoned. Which one thing? Mindfulness immersed in the body." -AN 1.230

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby Buckwheat » Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:14 pm

Sotthī hontu nirantaraṃ - May you forever be well.

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby convivium » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:29 am

Just keep breathing in and out like this. Don't be interested in anything else. It doesn't matter even if someone is standing on their head with their ass in the air. Don't pay it any attention. Just stay with the in-breath and the out-breath. Concentrate your awareness on the breath. Just keep doing it. http://www.ajahnchah.org/book/Just_Do_It_1_2.php

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby pegembara » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:19 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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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby convivium » Wed Mar 27, 2013 3:32 am

Mundane Order
Ignorance (avijja)
Kamma formations (sankhara)
Consciousness (viññana)
Mentality-materiality (namarupa)
Sixfold sense base (salayatana)
Contact (phassa)
Feeling (vedana)
Craving (tanha)
Clinging (upadana)
Existence (bhava)
Birth (jati)
Suffering (dukkha)
Transcendental Order
Faith (saddha)
Joy (pamojja)
Rapture (piti)
Tranquillity (passaddhi)
Happiness (sukha)
Concentration (samadhi)
Knowledge and vision of things as they are (yathabhutañanadassana)
Disenchantment (nibbida)
Dispassion (viraga)
Emancipation (vimutti)
Knowledge of destruction of the cankers (asavakkhaye ñana)
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... el277.html
Just keep breathing in and out like this. Don't be interested in anything else. It doesn't matter even if someone is standing on their head with their ass in the air. Don't pay it any attention. Just stay with the in-breath and the out-breath. Concentrate your awareness on the breath. Just keep doing it. http://www.ajahnchah.org/book/Just_Do_It_1_2.php

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby Buckwheat » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:08 am

Sotthī hontu nirantaraṃ - May you forever be well.

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby Spiny Norman » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:33 pm

"My religion is very simple - my religion is ice-cream."
Dairy Lama

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

Postby waimengwan » Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:34 am

We are never satisfied, if we eat something it satisfy us until the next hunger pangs come, so we are continuously needing to eat food to be satisfied. So one of my dharma teacher told us that we just reducing our suffering it is not actually pleasure. And this applies to things like sex or sleep etc. We have to do it continuously. That is the nature of our the human existence, hence realising that should help us to develop renunciation towards such an existence.

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Re: No inherent sensual pleasure

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