FAQ Tag: Consciousness

What is the connection between Ignorance and the Projections?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 4 was part of a daily 30 -minute discussion on the suttas, the…
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December 22, 2020 0

How does Dependent Origination work

Short overview of The twelve links of Dependent Origination: Ignorance – Not understanding the Four Noble Truths Formations – verbal, mental and physical Consciousness Mentality-Materiality Six Sense Base Contact Feeling…
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December 21, 2020 0

In Dependent Origination, Consciousness conditions Mentality-Materiality and vice versa. How to understand this?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 1 was part of a daily 30-minute discussion on the suttas, the Dhamma…
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December 2, 2020 0

In which category does the discerning quality of wisdom fit: mind Consciousness, mind faculty, or mind objects?

Discernment occurs as a result of Wise Attention (Yoniso Manasikara), which sees without involvement. The Perception of this is understanding. Dependent on this discernment, through the Attention faculty, a Mind…
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November 28, 2020 0

Is it only a “mind Consciousness” that is able to view the process of Knowledge and Vision with retrospective discernment?

Yes, it is mental Consciousness that has this discernment, since it all begins in the mind.


November 28, 2020 0