The Map Is Not The Territory ! 2

The Map Is Not The Territory !
Ah, so how is it our own Minds seemingly deceive us into a mis-understanding of how “Reality” really is eh ? For instance, when you are introduced to a person, you may try to remember “This person is called Tashi”. When you meet the person for a second time you may wonder “What is this ...

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, ...

On being absolutely “free” from the “self” ?

On being absolutely
“Is it possible ever to be free of self-centred activity ? Is there a real self ? (J. Krishnamurti 1979) (From about 16 minutes) : If you really want to be free of the “self”, no attachment ! Which doesn’t mean you become detached, indifferent, callous, set your-self away … which is another form of ...

The Mistaken Dualistic Mind

The Mistaken Dualistic Mind
The mistaken dualistic mind ~ Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche All the philosophical theories that exist have been created by the mistaken dualistic minds of human beings. In the realm of philosophy, that which today is considered true, may tomorrow be proved to be false. No one can guarantee a philosophy’s validity. Because of this, any intellectual ...