Afflictive doubts, afflictive views

The root afflictions

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Part of a series of teachings given through the Dharma Friendship Foundation in Seattle from January 1995 to April 1996.

  • Guided meditation on trying to identify the solid “I”
  • How our clinging to the insistence of an inherently existing “I” is the root of our ignorance, leading to the creation of negative actions
  • Deluded doubt which inclines us toward confusion, indecisiveness, wrong views
  • Overview of the five major types of deluded views which regard the “I” and the aggregates as permanent, act as the basis for our disturbing attitudes

Mind and mental factors 18: Afflictive doubts, afflictive views (download)

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