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New/Re-written Posts:

Key Problems with Mahāyāna Teachings – 10/1/22

The Infinity Problem in Buddhism – 9/24/22

Sotapatti Aṅga – The Four Qualities of a Sotāpanna – 9/18/22

A Buddhist or a Bhauddhayā? – 9/12/2022

Bhūta and Yathābhūta – What Do They Really Mean – 9/7/2022

Interpretation of the Tipiṭaka – Gandhabba Example – 9/1/2022

Kilesa – Relationship to Akusala, Kusala, and Puñña Kamma – 8/27/2022 (in the section “Dhamma Concepts“)

Anusaya, Gati, Bhava – Connection to Manomaya Kāya (Gandhabba) – 8/21/2022 (in the section “Gati, Bhava, and Jāti“)

Cuti and Marana – Related to Bhava and Jāti – 8/17/22 (in the section “Gati, Bhava, and Jāti“)

Bhava and Jāti – States of Existence and Births Therein – 8/12/2022 (in the section “Gati, Bhava, and Jāti“)

Four Noble Truths: Recipe for Problem Solving – 8/6/22 (in the section “The Basics“)

Four Types of Births in Buddhism – 7/30/22 (in the section “Origin of Life“)

Details of Kamma – Intention, Who Is Affected, Kamma Patha – 7/24/22 (in the section “Dhamma Concepts“)

Three Types of “Bodies” – Poṭṭhapāda Sutta (DN 9) – 7/16/22 (in the section “Sutta Interpretations“)

Jhāna, Jhāya, and Jhāyi – Different Meanings – 6/23/22 (in the new section “Elephant in the Room 2 – Jhāna and Kasina

Samādhi, Jhāna, and Sammā Samādhi – 6/16/22 (in the new section “Elephant in the Room 2 – Jhāna and Kasina

Assāsa Passāsa – What Do They Mean? – 6/8/22 (in “Elephant in the Room 2 – Ānāpānasati

Ānāpānasati – Overview – 6/2/22 (in the new section “Elephant in the Room 2 – Ānāpānasati

Rāga and Jhāna – Two Commonly Misunderstood Words – 5/28/22 (in the new section “Often Mistranslated Pāli Keywords

Bhava and Jāti Within a Lifetime – Example – 5/22/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Sakkāya Diṭṭhi and Pañcupādānakkhandhā – 5/15/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Noble Truth of Suffering- Pañcupādānakkhandhā Dukkhā – 5/7/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Pañcupādānakkhandha – Attachment to One’s Experiences – 5/1/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Five Aggregates – Experiences of Each Sentient Being – 4/24/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Rupakkhandha in Idappaccayātā Paṭicca Samuppāda – 4/16/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Aggregate of Forms – Collection of “Mental Impressions” of Forms – 4/10/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Seeing Is a Series of “Snapshots” – 4/3/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Khandhā in Idappaccayātā Paṭicca Samuppāda – 3/28/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Change of Mindset Due to an Ārammaṇa – 3/21/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Idappaccayātā Paṭicca Samuppāda – Bhava and Jāti Within a Lifetime – 3/14/22 (in the new section “Paṭicca Samuppāda During a Lifetime

Niddesa (Brief Description) of Paṭicca Samuppāda – 3/7/22 (in the new section “Word-for-Word Translation of the Tipiṭaka

“Elephant in the Room” – Direct Translation of the Tipiṭaka – 2/28/22 (in the new section “Word-for-Word Translation of the Tipiṭaka

Where Are Memories Stored? – Viññāṇa Dhātu -2/21/22 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Gandhabba (Mental Body) Separating from Physical Body in Jhāna -2/14/22 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Near-Death Experiences (NDE): Brain Is Not the Mind -2/7/22 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Critical Influence of Wrong Views on Akusala Citta -2/1/22 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Anidassana, Appaṭigha Rupa Due to Anidassana Viññāṇa -1/23/22 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Summary of Key Concepts About Viññāṇa and Saṅkhāra -1/16/22 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Two Types of Kamma Viññāṇa -1/9/22 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Abhisaṅkhāra Lead to Kamma Viññāṇa -1/3/22 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Rebirths Take Place According to Abhisaṅkhāra -12/27/21 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Kusala-Mula Saṅkhāra Are Needed to Attain Nibbāna -12/20/21 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Kamma and Saṅkhāra, Cetanā and Sañcetanā -12/14/21 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

Saṅkhāra – Should Not be Translated as a Single Word -12/7/21 (in the  “Understanding the Terms in Paṭicca Samuppāda” section)

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