Heartful Selflessness

STUDENT QUESTION: Can this pure giving-heart be a link-breaker within Dependent Origination then? Can one act without clinging (attaching) and […]


Viriya Whenever there is seeking wholesome states, and discarding unwholesome ones, and completely understanding mental states, as they arise, with […]


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The Release From Perceptual Awareness Excerpt: DN 2 Potthapāda The Release from Awareness   [The Buddha]   ‘Up to here […]

Wise Friendship

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To remember these wonderful, wholesome ways where really true happiness lies. Wonderfully, the Buddha begins with wise friendship, ‘kalyana mittata’ […]

The Flight of Consciousness

As for consciousness and the self, Many people wonder, “how does a ‘person’ transmigrates from this life to the next.” […]

Gratitude is Awareness

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Gratitude is, in fact,  very close to awareness.   It is one of these states of the heart or the […]

An Open, Unforced Samādhi

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The Special Samādhi of the Buddhas   “This Samadhi is not practiced by unrighteous people.”   Now, we can concentrate […]

The Escape

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These 5 hindrances, whatever they are, they’re just doing the same thing in the mind––         just […]