|It's great to learn at Sutta Central or ATI.|
Here, liberation means: the freeing of the mind from all limitations, fetters, and bonds that tie it to the Cycle of Suffering, to the Wheel of Life and Death, to the Endless Round of Becoming.
- Sensual craving (kamacchanda)
- Ill-will (byapada)
- Sloth and torpor (thina-middha)
- Restlessness and remorse (uddhacca-kukkucca)
- Sceptical doubt (vicikiccha).
|Yes, when I release them, meditation just happens.|
There are also five opposite mental constituents that are chiefly representative of the first meditative absorption. They are therefore called the "Factors of Absorption" (jhana'anga).
|The Buddha teaches Buddhist nuns.|
- Sensual craving is an impediment and hindrance, an overgrowth of the mind that nullifies insight.
- Sloth and torpor (laziness and sleepiness)…
- Restlessness and remorse...
- Skeptical doubt [are all] impediments and hindrances, overgrowths of the mind that nullify insight.