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.
It would be much more valuable to cultivate, for the time of a finger snap , An unabiding mind. And this is Aniccasaññā, impermanence.
[Theragatha 1.1] My hut is roofed, comfortable, free of drafts; my mind, well-centered, set free. I remain ardent. So, rain-deva. Go ahead & rain. [Forwarding to…] […]
“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 […]