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 […]
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 […]
😊 Whenever there is a distraction, wherever there is anything arising in the mind, even if it is anger, or worry, or restlessness– Notice these states always come with […]
Sukhasomanassa Sutta https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mywNWSJlfg Sukha means happiness Somanassa means mental grace or mental joy. The two combined together. Directing the ways in which we delight, in which we find happiness […]
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.
[One trains:] ‘Let me live, unattached  to what is favorable. One then lives, unattached to that. [One trains:] ‘Let me live, accepting what is unfavorable. One then lives, […]
How is the liberation of the heart by Love developed? Where does it lead to?What is its limit?What is its fruit?What is its culmination? Here monks, (1) One […]
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 […]
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 […]
Liberating the mind at the root of experience and choosing happiness, choosing to let go, choosing freedom.