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Clinging and Identification (upādāna) – Practical Ways of Unbinding

On the specifics of attachment.
2013-03-08 (33 days) New York Insight Meditation Center

  
2013-03-08 On grasping and identification: Overview (with Q & A) 1:17:16
  Akincano Marc Weber
On the notion of grasping and attachment (upādāna) in the Suttas; with an emphasis on the Teaching of four specific forms of (i) clinging to and identification with sensuality (kāmūpādāna); (ii) clinging to and identification with virtue, ritual and practices (sīlavatūpādāna); (iii) clinging to and identification with views (diṭṭhūpādāna) and (iv) clinging to and identification with doctrines of a self (attavādūpādāna)
2013-03-09 Intro: Grasping as the attempt to avoid suffering. 22:14
  Akincano Marc Weber
Different meanings of the term upādāna – Etymology and three notions: "Grasping", "Identification" and "fuel". Four statements and their psychology: "Seeking experience" "I am right; I am competent" "I know the right technique" "Becoming someone"
2013-03-09 Clinging and Identification - Practical Ways of Unbinding (Part 2) 1:50:28
  Akincano Marc Weber
Our take on reality. Views: right or wrong ones, conscious and unconscious ones, based on our reflections or simply adopted in unacknowledged ways through lack of proper investigation.
2013-03-09 Clinging to and Identification with Views (ditthūpādāna) 21:43
  Akincano Marc Weber
Our take on reality. Views: right or wrong ones, conscious and unconscious ones, based on our reflections or simply adopted in unacknowledged ways through lack of proper investigation.
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