Determination (adhiṭṭhāna)
Parent topic: Perfections
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Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 40Ajahn Pasanno – Mar. 2, 2014

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3. “Do you have any advice for monks taking on additional practices (āditthanas)?” [Ajahn Chah] [Determination] // [Ascetic practices] [Appropriate attention] [Virtue] [Sense restraint] [Unwholesome Roots] [Middle Path]


Suttas You've Never Heard Of, Session 2Ajahn Pasanno – Jun. 25, 2016

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10. “What is a good balance between listening to Dhamma and practicing more deeply? How long should one keep one's practices, and when to expand or shink them?” [Hearing the true Dhamma] [Practicing in accordance with Dhamma] [Determination] // [Four Noble Truths] [Direct experience] [Ajahn Chah] [Dhamma books] [Mindfulness of mind] [Learning]


Thanksgiving Retreat 2016, Session 4Ajahn Pasanno – Nov. 22, 2016

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10. “Would you please talk a little bit about determination versus compassion in meditation? For example, as long sittings can cause pain and legs to go numb, when is it good to use determination to power through? And when is it good to have compassion for the body and also not cause damage to the body, so that it can be healthy for long-term practice?” [Determination] [Compassion] [Pain]


The Teaching and the Training, Session 9Ajahn Pasanno – Mar. 27, 2018

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3. “What do you recommend when we make a determination and either realize that it's not working out or break it? How do we continue from there?” [Determination] [Monastic life] [Ascetic practices] // [Ajahn Pasanno] [Moderation in eating] [Precepts]


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4. “Can adhiṭṭhānas be made in a formal way?” [Determination] [Monastic life] [Ascetic practices]