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 ...

On Your Mental Wellbeing 1

On Your Mental Wellbeing
Oh, now, you may have heard of the phrase (from Socrates) “The unexamined life is not worth living” eh ? 🧐 Earlier I commented on an online article concerning how our Attention Span seems to have “suffered” in recent times and perhaps looking into some Meditative practice may help improve one’s Focus or Concentration (link ...

On Self-Determination 2

On Self-Determination
Oh, now, in “returning to nature” if only to de-stress yourself, perhaps spending time sat beside a lake or walking along some path, don’t you sometimes FEEL a sense of non-separation, calmness or perhaps even earthly-inspiration eh ? Do you perhaps sense your mind slowing down, a sense of clarity comes to the fore, like ...

On Self, No Self, and Not-self 2

On Self, No Self, and Not-self
“What does one need in order to be Enlightened ?” asked the disciples. Said the Master : “You must discover what it is that falls in the water and does not make a ripple; moves through the trees and does not make a sound; enters the field and does not stir a single blade of ...