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by Tennok
Tue May 04, 2021 3:50 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: DN 2: I perform a miracle, B. Sujato claims Buddha had an impoverished language and was forced to redefine 'body' as 'mi
Replies: 50
Views: 901

Re: DN 2: I perform a miracle, B. Sujato claims Buddha had an impoverished language and was forced to redefine 'body' as

Thanks for answering, BrokenBones. I appologize if I mess up the quotation. "I'm saying they are developing concentrations that may have rapture & bliss but are totally devoid of awareness... no will of your own... ambulance jhana if you like. The Buddha abandoned such concemtrations... developed th...
by Tennok
Mon May 03, 2021 12:54 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: DN 2: I perform a miracle, B. Sujato claims Buddha had an impoverished language and was forced to redefine 'body' as 'mi
Replies: 50
Views: 901

Re: DN 2: I perform a miracle, B. Sujato claims Buddha had an impoverished language and was forced to redefine 'body' as

Hi BrokenBones, What do you mean by "zombie mediatation"? Are you implying that all the Bhikkhus who follow the hard jhana path, are just developing what, a stupor? Coma? Lack of consciousness? And for some misterious reasons, Sujato, Brahm, Brahmali et consortes, insist on teaching us that? Mindles...
by Tennok
Sun May 02, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: introduction and thanks
Replies: 5
Views: 175

introduction and thanks

Hi Everybody, I come from Zen backgrounds, been a Theravadin since more than a decade. I used to be rather devoted, or obsessive practicioner - even a monk wannabe at times. I had luck to practice with some great teachers, did lot of retreats, etc. Now, as I got older, my practice suffered a bit - o...