Imagery in the Early Buddhist Texts

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This is part 11 of a course going systematically through Bhikkhu Analayo's Excursions series. Back to part 10.

Illustration by Ayya Vimalayani aka "Ven Yodha"

The culmination of meditation, upekkhā allows us to be peaceful and impartial in any situation: a real gift to everyone.

Suttas

Similes

Hecker similes: 29, 37, 43 and 80.

Reflections

How do the similes make clear the distinction between upekkhā and indifference?