Presented by

Rodney Smith

Recorded:
2/8/2011
Location:
Seattle Insight Meditation Center
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Satipatthana Sutta, Third Foundation: Dividing the Mind Through Desire

Desire forms the sense of self by fracturing the mind into what it wants compared to what it has. In moving with what it wants, it has to dismiss or resist reality (what it has) and form its own imaginative response. The sense of self is part of that fantasy buildup and has a central role in keeping it going.