FAQ Tag: Equanimity

The suttas link the Brahma Viharas no further than to base of Nothingness, is there a reason for that?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 3 was part of a daily 30 -minute discussion on the suttas, the…
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December 21, 2020 0

A sutta talks about seeing the repulsive as unrepulsive and vice versa; does that mean through Loving-kindness you see the repulsive as unrepulsive?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 3 was part of a daily 30 -minute discussion on the suttas, the…
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December 18, 2020 0

Can you explain the word grace?

This is the way that I’ve chosen to translate somanassa. It can be broken down to su – which is same root as sukkha – which means happiness or joy,…
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December 10, 2020 0

Can you explain the immovability in the fourth jhana, that you mentioned in your talk?

 It is basically the Equanimity of the Awakened ones, of the Ariya’s, that in the third jhana they speak of that; this is a pleasant abiding, steady awareness, steady presence…
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December 8, 2020 0