A Journey of Self-Awakening
Like in Chap. 7 where an attempt was made look at the moral intelligence related somatic passions, in this chapter we look at a higher level of moral intelligence related to the five hindrances (nivarana). These rules apply to those who accept higher seela during a period of retreat or some others who are more active on the liberation path. The five hindrances are as follows: desire, aversion , lethargy, agitation and doubt. While there will be a reference to desire, aversion, lethargy agitation and doubt, this chapter will have a central focus on lethargy/slothfulness. Shall briefly introduce, desire, aversion agitation and doubt and then do a highly focussed presentation of lethargy/slothfulness and then the journey of self-awakening.
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