Bhāvanā

Teachings on Wholesome Mental Development

Radiant Calm

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

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Smile!

😊 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

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The Experience of Nibbāna

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.

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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,

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