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When I read this sutta, it seemed to me that it (sutta) is about a lay follower who is sick and approaching death. Mahanama, a discerning lay follower  who is diseased, in pain, severely ill .....… (View Post)
@tikaL2o6 - I found this in my notebook:The way of the world is the way of tanha , an unquenchable thirst , a kind of craving that can never be satisfied. The masses, who follow this way, flow with t… (View Post)
Awareness preceeds thoughts, it is experience beyond thoughts and words. It is the simply a "knowing" of the contact with sense objects, with no stories added by the thought processes. This… (View Post)
Perhaps sentient beings from the perspective of the Buddha-dharma refers to the five categories of beings - gods, humans, animals, hungry ghosts, and hell beings. No mention of plants there. Also, an… (View Post)