Thai Forest Dhamma

in the tradition of Lungphu Mun Bhuridatto

and his western disciples

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Dhamma talk given byAjahn Martin
TitleSila, samadhi and panna
Date9 Nov 2006
LocationWat Pa Baan Taad
Content / Description

Heart and mind is the same thing: Citta. Samadhi: The world of experience. Upacara Samadhi and Appana Samadhi states. Kilesas and the strolling mind. Appana Samadhi state: an experience beyond description and a motor to get rid of the defilements: greed, anger and delusion. Sammuti. Investigation. Rupa (body), Vedana (feeling), Sañña (memory and association), Sankhara (thinking) and Viññana (consciousness): the mixture that fools us. The path of Sila, Samadhi and Pañña. Sila: virtue, the Five Precepts: our protection to fall down into the lower realms.