By Naranda Maha Thera
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Vipassanà is seeing things as they truly are. With the aid of Jhànas one could develop higher psychic powers (Abhi¤¤à). It is Vipassanà that leads to Enlightenment. Those who develop Jhànas are born after death in higher Form-Spheres (Råpaloka) and Formless-Spheres (Aråpaloka). In the Formless-Spheres there is no body but only mind. As a rule, both mind and body are interrelated, interdependent, and inseparable. But by will-power there is a possibility for the mind to be separated from the body and vice versa temporarily.
It is This term is derived from usually translated as view, belief, opinion, etc. When qualified by ‘sammà’, it means right view or right belief; when qualified by ‘micchà’, it means wrong view or wrong belief. Here the term is used without any qualification in the sense of wrong view. 12. Saïkhàrika— This is purely a technical term used in a specific sense in ‘kar’, the Abhidhamma. It is formed of ‘saü’, well and to do, to prepare, to accomplish. Literally, it means accomplishing, preparing, arranging.
Upekkhà-sahagataü ¤àõasampayuttaü asaïkhàrikam ekaü, 6. Upekkhà-sahagataü ¤àõasampayuttaü sasaïkhàrikam ekaü, 7. Upekkhà-sahagataü ¤àõavippayuttaü asaïkhàrikam ekaü, 8. Upekkhà-sahagataü ¤àõavippayuttaü sasaïkhàrikam’ ekan’ ti Imàni aññha’ pi sahetuka kàmàvacarakusalacittàni nàma. _______ 52 _______ (Aññha Kàmàvacara Vipàka Cittàni) _______ 9. Somanassa-sahagataü ¤àõasampayuttaü asaïkhàrikam ekaü, 10. Somanassa-sahagataü ¤àõasampayuttaü sasaïkhàrikam ekaü, 11. Somanassa-sahagataü ¤àõavippayuttaü asaïkhàrikam ekaü, 12.