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 […]

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…] […]