You mayt find this thread of interest:Sumangalo wrote:I have heard Ajahn Geoff say that the Buddha never spoke of bare attention but only of skillful and unskillful attention.
Interesting business. A lot of blowhard opinion mongers in that thread, including me.Sumangalo wrote:Thanks Tilt. I had no idea that this was such a hot button topic . I have a great amount of respect for many of the teachers listed in that thread.
danieLion wrote:I find value in both Analayo's and Thanissaro's takes despite the divergences. It's probably not an either-or situation, and taking sides is probably not good for one's practice. It's probably best to test things for yourself and use wisdom to guide you through the "results."