[12/10/2022 UPDATE: This post was originally published 1/23/2022. I recently discovered that at that time I did not include the audio file here for the podcast so I had to change the blog post publishing date in order for WordPress to push this out as a new podcast.] Five short excerpts of some questions IContinue reading “Podcast | Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu Questions”
This irregular “Dharma Questions” series deals with “dharma” meaning both the truth of the nature of reality and some Buddhist teachings. Amongst other things these questions can be:
• thought experiments
• borderline musings not meant to be answered
• from laziness of not contemplating or researching them yet
There’s 19 (groups of) questions. Here’s a sampling of two:
How do sankhārā [formations/mental formations/volitional formations] come from ignorance? What is the process?
How does effort for vitakka wax and wane? How does vitakka turn into, or allow, or go along with vicāra?