Do we have to learn Abhidhamma to gain Wisdom?

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Aloka
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Re: Do we have to learn Abhidhamma to gain Wisdom?

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retrofuturist wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:54 am Greetings,
SarathW wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:28 am
Do we have to learn Abhidhamma to gain Wisdom?
The Buddha didn't, so... 😏

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Re: Do we have to learn Abhidhamma to gain Wisdom?

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Eko Care wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:11 pm "Abhidhamma is not fully Dhamma"
Again, more superficial unproven unevidenced ideas.

The Abdhidhamma can be contrary to the suttas, such as its explanation of sankhara in Dependent Origination, where it uses "sankharo" as singular while sutta uses "sankhara" as plural. Simple differences such as this shows Abhidhamma can be a different doctrine.

It is best to have discussion based on reality, truth & evidence rather than mere unfactual sectarian prejudices.
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Re: Do we have to learn Abhidhamma to gain Wisdom?

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Thousands didn't. They only listened to the Buddha with careful attention.
Now during his utterance, the hearts of those thousand bhikkhus were liberated from taints through clinging no more.
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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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