On the Liberation FROM “self” 3

On the Liberation FROM
Ah, now, I suppose conventionally speaking “you” may have come across Spirituality / Buddhism / Dzogchen / Zen as a means of dispelling whatever it is that ails “you” or perhaps of becoming “Enlightened” eh ? 🧐 Indeed, it’s possible “you” have already glimpsed-your-true-nature and are seeking a deeper “understanding” of what “that” was eh ...

Never Born, Never Ceasing 4

Never Born, Never Ceasing
Ah, what follows below, is I’d say, some absolute gold-standard material concerning the Nature of Mind eh ? 🌟 A teaching on the nature of mind by the late Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche on The Hundred Verses of Advice by Padampa Sangye [1] The great pandit Shantarakshita, who was instrumental in transplanting Buddhism from India to ...

A Nondual Experiment 6

A Nondual Experiment
Ah, I have created this new post as a result of some Contemplative practice that began after a suggestion from Jackson Peterson concerning the nature of the Mind’s capacity at paying Attention … As in HOW it is possible to apparently induce a sudden cessation of the selfing-process (aka the egoic-self aka simply the “I”) ...

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 ...