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The past several days have been insane between work and home as we prepare to visit my stepmother in Jamaica. I have placed a renewed focus on anapanasati as my primary practice given the fact that it is the one technique which has delivered incontrovertible results in the past and for its portability. 108 more words


กัณฑ์ที่ ๔ : วิชชาจรณสัมปันโน


  • บุพเพนิวาสานุสสติญาณ  ระลึกชาติ กรรมในอดีต
  • จุตูปปาตญาณ  รู้จุติและปฏิสนธิ
  • อาสวักขยญาณ  ความหมดสิ้นไปแห่งกิเลส
  • ปรจิตตวิชชาญาณ  รู้วาระจิตของผู้อื่น
  • ทิพพจักษุญาณ  เห็นในสิ่งที่อยู่ไกล
  • ทิพพโสตญาณ  ได้ยินสิ่งที่อยู่ไกล
  • อิทธิฤทธิวิชชาญาณ  แสดงฤทธิ์ได้
  • วิปัสสนาญาณ  ทำให้หมดสิ้นไปซึ่งอนุสัยกิเลส กิเลสอย่างละเอียด

วิชชา 3 ได้แก่  บุพเพนิวาสนุสติญาณ , จุตูปปาตญาณ , อาสวักขยญาณ

อาสวักขยญาณ รู้ความสิ้นไปแห่งกิเลส ไม่ได้สิ้นไปไหน คือมีอยู่แต่ไม่ทำ

กิเลสอย่างหยาบ กลาง ละเอียด ดับด้วยศีลสมาธิปัญญา

สมาธิจิตตั้งมั่นดับนิวรณ์ 5

กิเลสอย่างละเอียด คือ อุปาทาน


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Happy Uposatha - Priorities

It seems to me that the more I explore other lineages, traditions and iterations of the Buddhadhamma, the more I recognize that I have already found something that works for me. 146 more words


Buddho and Anapanasati

I have, much to my surprise, been able to stay with buddho and the breath since having made the resolve to do so. Yet, despite this, I am often wracked by doubt if I have chosen the “right technique.” And, of course, the mind went on a veritable escapade of proliferation as I listen to Tan Ajahn Thanissaro and my teacher Peter speak about the benefits and steps of anapanasati. 160 more words


DIY Dukkha: As Easy as Falling from a Tree

It recently occurred to me that I have been living outside of Canada, the country of my birth, for nearly half my life. In fact, the other day I calculated that if I’m still here this time next year, my life will be evenly divided between my childhood and youth in Canada and an adulthood lived almost entirely overseas. 832 more words


Seeing the Buddha, Seeing the Dhamma

84. Venerable Vakkali was staying at the Potters’ Shed and was suffering from a disease, sick and afflicted. Then he called his attendant and said: “Friend, go to the Lord; in my name worship his feet, tell him I am suffering from a disease and suggest that it would be good if he, out of compassion, were to come and visit me.” 242 more words


What is Believable? (4/6)

Series Index

Some Buddhist teachings are unbelievable to some Buddhists. This section discusses the first of three strategies for reconciling this eventuality, short of simply rejecting the teaching. 3,658 more words