Teachings on Wise Understanding

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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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

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The Creation of Consciousness

“This is two main aspects of dependent origination… How it works… how consciousness arises: (1) from previous activities and conditioned activities of the mind, (2) and also, how it arises

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Holding on to Impermanence

Now here, of course,

the Buddha’s teaching on impermanence,

in regards to these five aspects of what we call ‘me’.

is at the very core of the teaching,

it is very important,

and it’s good for us to understand that.

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Virāga as Calming Down

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

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