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Monday, January 25, 2021

On the Early Pali Teachings

Mark Foote on The Early Record.

About sending this link, he wrote: I wrote a piece that I thought might interest you--it's an overview of the teachings of the Pali sermons.  

As usual, I wrote it to teach myself.  That's what I get, for having learned college mathematics through my own notes, and transcribing my own notes.  Not unlike what you do!

I thought it would interest you, because of my descriptions of the first four states of concentration (the rupa jhanas).  Very un-Zenlike.

Do you ever dream of Shunryu Suzuki?  I've had some dreams of Kobun.  In the last one, he told me I should rework my website, which I kind of resented in the dream.  Stupid (