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by cjmacie
Fri Jun 03, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: New Mahasi Sayadaw book to be released by Wisdom Pubs
Replies: 19
Views: 5750

Re: New Mahasi Sayadaw book to be released by Wisdom Pubs

This book was already translated into English in 1984 (and that freely available on the internet -- 4 PDF files) -- s/w more challenging to read (closer to Burmese syntax), but, IMO, more faithful to the original. To understand Mahasi in this a more profound writing than the more popular practice me...
by cjmacie
Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: Do What???
Replies: 20
Views: 3818

Re: Do What???

How one can catch-on and get started in some right direction is, IMO, many-factored: 1) a matter of "paramis", or temperament and conditioned background – one's leanings and capabilities; 2) what one just happens to get exposed to – information and/or personal examples. I would say try to guide some...
by cjmacie
Sat Feb 13, 2016 5:01 am
Forum: Shrine Room
Topic: Mahasi Sayadaw video
Replies: 4
Views: 12249

Mahasi Sayadaw video 11 minutes, 8mm film Misc scenes at the monastery in Rangoon. scenes of nuns and novices doing walking meditation, I assume. At ca. 5:25 Mahasi... in his sunglasses ca. 7:40 he appears to demonstrate meditation (after taking off the sunglasses)... ca. 8:2...
by cjmacie
Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Aggregates v. clinging aggregates
Replies: 101
Views: 16467

Re: Aggregates v. clinging aggregates

Referring to the discussion here (“Aggregates v. clinging aggregates”, Wed Aug 29, 2012 to Wed Sep 19, 2012), which I just found. Having scanned through it all, I missed finding any mention of the following (also not found in Wikipedia on aggregates, or anywhere else (so far)): Visudhimagga (Nanamol...