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, […]

Awareness in Practice

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Drinking Deep the Bliss of Stillness

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[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…] […]

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 […]

Khp 7 Metta Sutta – Chanting

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Metta Sutta Khp 9 Discourse on Boundless Love   1. Karaṇīyam-attha-kusalena, This should be displayed by one skilled in goodness, Yanta santaṃ padaṃ abhisamecca; One who walks at peace and […]