The Escape

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  These 5 hindrances, whatever they are, they’re just doing the same thing in the mind––   just doing that rumination,   And at some point, what I say is, […]

Life and Practice in Harmony

And the 5th is: “I am aware while entering it, and aware when emerging from it.” So, this whole process is just very mindful. There is no place where there […]

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 […]

The Practice

   Of course, you can use an object if the feeling gets weak… if it goes away.   If the mind gets distracted a lot, you can use something to […]

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 Choice

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

Nirodha as ‘Unobstructed’

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And Nirodha. Nirodha is… Sometimes I have translated it as release… But that does not always carry the whole of the meaning. This is a place where you can find […]

Defilements vs. Samādhi

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There are [many] things that we can do to get our minds to gravitates more and more towards uplifted states, which is… the Buddha’s Teaching… on meditation. That’s what the […]