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 […]
A psychospiritual poem. Mind is dancing like spontaneous coemergence.
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.
What follows is an outline of TekGno, the path to GnoTruth. These are teachings from various traditions woven together into one statement. It is the result of Kalyanamitra Nguyen Giac’s study and practice.
We are on a quest to display the Buddha’s teachings on anger. Many people today take many positions on what we are to do– ranging from complete embrace and acceptance of all the range of human emotion, to an ascetic rejection of all things that might rustle up any emotion– but the Buddha gave a […]
We hear a lot about what people call ‘righteous anger’. It might sound good, but is giving into anger really a good idea? The Buddha said, “no”. Let’s talk about it.
This talk was recorded on March 21st 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. It’s visualization meditation that’s designed to use open heartedness and compassion to bring us to awakening. —————————————————————————– Daniel Scharpenburg is a meditation instructor and dharma teacher in Kansas City. He regularly gives teachings through the Open Heart Project, the largest virtual mindfulness […]
My friends and I enjoy many styles of Buddhism. Having fallen from one tree, all the fruits taste exactly the same.