FAQ Tag: Nibbana

Is it still possible to become an arahant when listening to a discourse, like in the time of the Buddha?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 5 was part of a daily 30-minute discussion on the suttas, the Dhamma…
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January 6, 2021 0

It seems like the hindrances in jhanas disappear in the same order as the fetters do, when attaining stages of Nibbāna?

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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January 2, 2021 0

Are all aspects of the Sammadithi Sutta Samma dithi – Right View?

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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January 2, 2021 0

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

Do psychic abilities appear when one becomes an arahant, or is the mind simply as it was before but free of the Taints?

Psychic abilities are a result of Kamma. An example of that can be found in the case of Anuruddha. In the Therāgāthā – the stories of the early arahant monks…
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December 21, 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

It seems that it’s not so much about Nibbana, but about how to get the Wisdom through living the Path in one’s life?

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

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

Can you explain the link between the Ānāpānasati Sutta and the 6 R’s?

That’s where it’s coming from, yes. This is how is how they were discovered, and they were put into this sequence because of the Ānāpānasati Sutta. The 6R’s are to…
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December 11, 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