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Why vitakka might mean ‘thinking’ in jhana

This article is set to be a comment on Bhante Sujato’s article Why vitakka doesn’t mean ‘thinking’ in jhana. I mean no disrespect to the author. I will simply explain why I have found the arguments presented in that article … Continuer la lecture

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The meaning of ātāpī and the Buddha’s approach to asceticism

Read this article in its original (and more user-friendly) environment here. Ātāpī is commonly translated as ardent, diligent, serious in effort, zealous. The term appears most prominently in the Satipaṭṭhāna formulas: DN 22   bhikkhu kāye kāyānupassī viharati ātāpī sampajāno … Continuer la lecture

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