Proliferation (papañca)
Alternative translations: Objectification
Glosses: Thinking (unskillful)
Parent topic: Unskillful qualities
See also: Directed thought and evaluation
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Metta Retreat, Session 5Ajahn Pasanno – Sep. 13, 2008

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6. “What are the characteristics of personality? Are they conditioned by kamma and our family, culture, and nationality? How do I learn not to take mine as truth and real?” [Personality] [Conditionality] [Kamma] [Family] [Cultural context] [Self-identity view] // [Suffering] [Characteristics of existence] [Humor]

Recollection: Ajahn Chah tended to translate anicca as uncertain or not sure. [Ajahn Chah] [Impermanence] [Translation] [Proliferation] [Direct experience]


Abhayagiri 2014 Winter Retreat, Session 17Ajahn Pasanno – Jan. 28, 2014

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1. “I am curious about ways to know if one is lying to oneself and what to do?” [Truth] [Delusion] // [Suffering] [Discernment] [Bases of Success]

Recollection: Ajahn Chah said the fastest way to enlightenment is to look directly at the mind, point your finger, and say "Liar!" [Ajahn Chah] [Liberation] [Proliferation]