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.

Viveka as Letting Go

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Here it is quite explicit, where the Buddha is going. Because… this is not ant kind of awareness, this is not any kind of development that is properly developed in […]

Holding on to Impermanence

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Now here, of course,

the Buddha’s teaching on impermanence,

in regards to these five aspects of what we call ‘me’.

is at the very core of the teaching,

it is very important,

and it’s good for us to understand that.

Virāga as Calming Down

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This calming down, Virāga, is very often translated as ‘dis-passion’.   And this is a problem one.   Because this tends to be interpreted in a way that one needs […]

The Choice

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Liberating the mind at the root of experience and choosing happiness, choosing to let go, choosing freedom.

Aniccasañña – Unabiding Mind

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It would be much more valuable to cultivate, for the time of a finger snap , An unabiding mind. And this is Aniccasaññā, impermanence.

The Four Qualities of Release

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Reading: “Here monks,  (1) One develops the awakening support of awareness,  filled with Love; Supported by letting go, Calming down,  Release, Culminating in surrender.” SN V 46.54 Filled with Love […]

Samādhi – The Pooling of Awareness

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“As the mind and the body gain some ease, some steadiness, some calm, you might start experiencing what the Buddha called Samādhi: Awareness that is starting to become unified, to […]

Transience and Letting go

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“Or perhaps, one might notice, forms or shapes, or lights and colours, forms, Rūpa. The first fabric of the ego. One of the five constituents that we call ‘ourselves’: Form […]