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«  there are taints that should be abandoned by seeing. There are taints that should be abandoned by restraining. There are taints that should be abandoned by using. There are taints that should be ab…
October 10th, 2018
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illustration (attribution, if any possible, is at the end of the article)

« there are taints that should be abandoned by seeing. There are taints that should be abandoned by restraining. There are taints that should be abandoned by using. There are taints that should be abandoned by enduring. There are taints that should be abandoned by avoiding. There are taints that should be abandoned by removing. There are taints that should be abandoned by developing. »
sabbāsava sutta (MN 2)

This is not all about restraint and precepts...

« when [the unskilled, undisciplined] attends unwisely (...), one of the six [wrong] views arises in him: (...) or the view 'no self exists for me' or (...) »

The same sūtra rejects a naïve, nihilistic understanding of the anatta / not-self doctrine!

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