The Nonduality of Samsara and Nirvana 3

The Nonduality of Samsara and Nirvana
ANALOGIES THAT ILLUSTRATE SAMSARA Six analogies illustrate the nature of Samsara : Like someone who appears in a magical illusion, none of samsara has true existence. Moreover, like myriad dream images, your perceptions are based on confusion. Like the moon’s reflection in water, nothing that manifests has an independent nature. Like clouds, pleasure and pain, ...

The Superfluousness of Gab ? 5

The Superfluousness of Gab ?
Ah, I’m quoting the following passage (somewhat with tongue-in-cheek) as it seems fairly apropos with Global Politics nowadays eh ? It is from the book Ask the Awakened: The Negative Way : Golden Silence The faculty that distinguishes man from all other animals is that of speech, and he makes use of it with the ...

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 ...

What is “Being Aware of Being Aware” ? 1

What is
Oh, now in the previous entry “What *is* Dzogchen Meditation” if you listen to the video you’ll hear Alan say “where you are able to sustain a flow of awareness of awareness” and by way of contradistinction in the following video Rupert Spira explains what he means by the experience of “being Aware of being ...