When the “two sticks” (tranquility and insight) are “rubbed together” (perfected) they bring forth a fire that burns both away. That fire can not be called purely conceptual, nor can it be called purely nonconceptual– it is not both, not neither. The truth is beyond beyond. Beyond words. Beyond thoughts. There is no truth [it […]
Moksha (/ˈmoʊkʃə/; Sanskrit: मोक्ष, mokṣa), also called vimoksha, vimukti and mukti, is a term in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism which refers to various forms of emancipation, liberation, and release. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moksha
A psychospiritual poem. Mind is dancing like spontaneous coemergence.
At first, it’s like a flickering little candle flame. Over time, as the mindfulness and vigilance muscles are strengthened, the flame becomes more sustainable. As we are able to see more and more of the yummy fruits of this practice, we gain more and more confidence in it.
via [Book] Timo Schmitz: Buddhism for Overthinkers (2018) – ISBN: 9783963764189
Dipping ten toes in ten traditions, ten fingers in each of the ten sub-schools, and keeping two eyes on two truths, and seeing past the two selves, beyond three times, and three worlds, and three bodies. This stamp is stamped on the stamp that is stamped on all thingishness.
An exploration of a small piece of Dakpo Tashi Namgyal’s Mahamudra: the Moonlight. I share the text as well as my own thoughts on our author’s thoughts.
Every so often, I’ll be reading some sacred text and I’ll come across some description of some totally impossible vision. As a child, I accepted these as fact. As a teenager, I wrote these weird stories off as either lies or delusional hallucinations. It was not even possible, from my perspective, that these descriptions belonged […]
This is how Buddhaghosa begins his ‘Path of Purification’. Many of my Buddhist friends will recognize the theme. Enjoy!
A psychospiritual poem.