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  • Before I proceed to the recipes, I'm looking for some feedback on a recipe idea I was passing around with @ceto on Twitter after they posed a "favourite ice cream flavour" question: a Chocolate Stout Cake (a la this recipe) ice cream with a cream cheese ribbon.

    A Slow Day

  • Instead of making yoga an assault upon human­ity, perhaps it could be used to cultivate innate tendencies that led to ceto-vimutti, the “release of the mind” that was a syn­onym for the supreme enlightenment?


  • One of the chief ways in which he had gained ceto-vimutti, the release of enlighten­ment, had been through the cultivation of loving-kindness and selfless empathy.


  • If cultivated assiduously, it could evoke the ceto-vimutti of Nibbana, another eminently natural psycho­logical state.


  • Mezzo-ceto classes is conducted rather differently.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 284, November 24, 1827

  • I learnt, some time afterwards, that my delightful travelling companion was a man of the _mezzo ceto_, and that there are many more such as he in Bologna.

    The Roman Question

  • Nothing can equal the disdain with which the prelates the princes, the foreigners of condition, and even the footmen at Rome, judge the middle class, of _mezzo ceto_.

    The Roman Question

  • He learns that a man of the _mezzo ceto_, a man who passes his life on horseback, has harvested on his land so many sacks of corn, which have produced him so much money.

    The Roman Question

  • As a rule the highest classes mix well with strangers; not so the _medio ceto_ who, under

    To the Gold Coast for Gold A Personal Narrative in Two Volumes.—Volume I

  • “release of the mind” (ceto-vimutti), a phrase which, in the Pali texts, is used of enlighten­ment itself.



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