The constant "I shouldn't be feeling this way" feeling

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Re: The constant "I shouldn't be feeling this way" feeling

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No_Mind wrote: Sun Nov 01, 2020 2:47 pm I feel guilty that I am not being mindful, that I am allowing arising which would be followed by cessation, followed by craving, and .. so on.

to deny even thoughts from arising that seems so weird.
Thoughts are OK.


You misunderstand Dependent Arising.


It's merely about delight.
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Re: The constant "I shouldn't be feeling this way" feeling

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Greetings,
No_Mind wrote: Sun Nov 01, 2020 2:47 pm Why does in recent days Buddhism give me "I shouldn't be feeling this way" feeling? If I feel happy or excited or joyous .. I feel guilt that I am not being mindful, that I am allowing arising which would be followed by cessation, followed by craving, and .. so on.
Don't replace sukha with dukkha.

Don't replace happiness with aversion.

Do, however, replace ignorance with wisdom.

Metta,
Paul. :)
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"It is natural that one who knows and sees things as they really are is disenchanted and dispassionate." (AN 10.2)

"Overcome the liar by truth." (Dhp 223)
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