Ajahn Vayama discusses sutta 152 from the Majjhima Nikaya, the Indriyahavana Sutta, “The Development of Faculties”.
“A brahmin teacher advocates that purification of the senses consists in simply avoiding seeing and hearing things. The Buddha explains that it is not about avoiding sense experience, but understanding it and learning to not be affected by sense experience.” Sutta Central.
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