Upanisa Sutta - transcendental dependent origination

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Upanisa Sutta - transcendental dependent origination

Postby gavesako » Wed Apr 28, 2010 8:33 am

See http://www.accesstoinsight.org/lib/auth ... el277.html for Bhikkhu Bodhi's text analyzing the Sutta in detail.

I was inspired by the waterfall about 100 m away from Dhammapala monastery, and I made this video with Sutta quotes:

Dhammas flowing over into dhammas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9LOAXrQzzY
Transcendental Dependent Arising - Upanisa Sutta, the "Discourse on Supporting Conditions".

Then also there is a new video with Bhante G:

Supporting Meditation
Bhante Gunaratana on the Upanisa Sutta (A 11), the holistic approach to supporting meditative development through cultivating virtue.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0U1sBbBo1_c
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Re: Upanisa Sutta - transcendental dependent origination

Postby Ben » Wed Apr 28, 2010 8:56 am

Thank you Bhante!
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Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Upanisa Sutta - transcendental dependent origination

Postby retrofuturist » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:01 am

Greetings bhante,

Thank you for that - I enjoyed both videos.

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Re: Upanisa Sutta - transcendental dependent origination

Postby Upasaka Sumana » Thu Apr 29, 2010 12:54 pm

I haven't read the article, but would I be wrong in saying that the factors from 'knowledge and vision of things as they are' to 'knowledge of destruction of the taints' occur at, more or less, the same moment?
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Re: Upanisa Sutta - transcendental dependent origination

Postby Will » Sat May 22, 2010 6:28 pm

Here is Buddha Net's version of Bhikkhu Bodhi's work:

http://www.buddhanet.net/pdf_file/upanisa_sutta.pdf
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