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I recall a young Sri Lankan guy staying at my local Monastery stating that we Westerners "take the dhamma too seriously" or words to that affect.
Ajahn Brahm said something similar to m… ((more))
Good question @Jeffrey - it's embedded within each of the four without being spelt out e.g.
1. Seeing the BODY (and all bodies) as merely transient (anicca), filthy and foul frames (dukkha). Not me… ((more))
The Blessed Buddha once said, "Friends, this is the only way to the mental purification of beings, the path to Nibbana."
1. Seeing the BODY (and all bodies) as merely transient, filthy and foul fram… ((more))
This is certainly the experience I have seen from regularly attending a Therevadan Monastery supported by the local Sri Lankan community.
Most people I speak to visit once or twice a ye… ((more))