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Distortions of the Mind

by Yashobodhi (2017)

Descibing the Buddha’s teachings in the Vipallasa Sutta. The four vipallasas (Sanskrit: viparyasas) are our habitual ‘topsy-turvy’ views - ways we usually distort reality. According to the Buddha we see permanence where there is impermanence, substantiality where there is insubstantiality, see the unlovely as beautiful and the unpleasant as pleasant. How does this affect us? And even more importantly, what can we do about this?