Moksha is the point of ALL of Religion ? 3

Moksha is the point of ALL of Religion ?
Oh, this video is an excerpt taken from one of Swami Sarvapriyananda’s longer talks (here) in which he uses the Analogy of the Washerman’s Donkey as an explanation for what ALL of Religion is really about ! Now, naturally it comes from the Advaita Vendanta perspective but I’d suggest that you could also consider it ...

You didn’t forget “it” did you ? 4

You didn't forget
Ah, now contrary to the current popular seemingly dominant scientific model of “Reality”, I would like to remind “readers” that without the Conscious Cognitive Functioning of your Mind you would merely be like a mind-less Zombie, or perhaps, more or less resembling a Corpse eh ? 😉 The notion of an observer necessarily implies the ...

On the The Snake / Rope Analogy 1

On the The Snake / Rope Analogy
Oh, now, I am writing this post as I hope it will perhaps illuminate for you why the “Emptiness” teachings are of paramount importance with regards to Buddhism … especially the “emptiness of self” which, probably, from a conventional “western” POV sounds totally implausible or simply Crazy eh ? LOL !!! 😀 It may even ...

On Morality and the Freedom of Will ?

On Morality and the Freedom of Will ?
Now, the following excerpt is from B. Alan Wallace’s “Meditations of a Buddhist Skeptic“, which, I suggest, gives a practical insight into what the Buddhist ideal of Freedom is, as opposed to what, say, you may consider is the “Western” ideal of Freedom eh ? 🤔 The cultivation of focused attention has a direct and ...

Thoughts but no Thinker ! 2

Thoughts but no Thinker !
Oh, AFAIK it’s easy to say this, but haven’t “you” heard : YOU are NOT your Thoughts ? Now, believe it or not, to verify the Truth of such a statement is actually very very simple : Just Look At One’s Own Mind eh ? 😉 When a rainbow appears vividly in the sky, you ...