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 mind, make it focused in many kinds of ways, […]

Seeing Hindrances

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            And we continue letting go. And whatever arises, whatever arises, it is just a hindrance.   Even you thinking: “I can’t do it” Hindrance. […]

Radiant Calm

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To radiate this calmness all around us, we first need to find it within ourselves. [From MN 2] How does one attend to things proper for attention? One attends to […]

Attachments: It’s all in the mind

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This short teaching helps set the mind straight regarding attachments. Oftentimes, the simplest explanations are the easiest to digest…     ‘The Smooth & Creamy Discourse on Unshakable Happiness’   […]

Opening Our Hearts

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Maybe we just start by opening our hearts… just a little five minutes. And just let go of everything, everything so far, let loose. Smile.  Feel like the whole space […]

Acceptance

Here, Bhante Ānanda offers a beautiful teaching on attachment, the hindrances and acceptance. 🌼 Wishing you all continued happiness. “Most people associate letting go of all attachments with simply abandoning […]

The Experience of Nibbāna

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And Samādhi, becomes so sharp,

collectedness of mind becomes so sharp,

steadiness so sharp and so present,

awareness starts to dissolve,

it breaks down here.

The Beautiful

[One trains:]  ‘Let me live, unattached [15] to what is favorable. One then lives, unattached to that.   [One trains:] ‘Let me live, accepting what is unfavorable. One then lives, […]