My exposure to Theravada is not broad.
This thread may be
highlighting a difference between branches.
I am hearing an emphasis on bare attention and an emphasis on actively evaluating mental states.
Am I correct that this is a difference in methods attributable to different "branches?" -- Sri Lanka, Burma, Thai...
And if not, is there another way to understand this difference?
Thank you for your help.
(From my perspective, a description of the main ways the different branches of Theravada differ would be a great "announcement" or locked thread in "Discovering Theravada.")
"Why is it, Master Kaccana, that ascetics fight with ascetics?"
"It is, brahmin, because of attachment to views, adherence to views, fixation on views, addiction to views, obsession with views, holding firmly to views that ascetics fight with ascetics" (AN 2: iv, 6, abridged).
Kindly eyes, not verbal daggers.