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
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.
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.
A psychospiritual poem by Nguyên Giác.
I was recently approached by a new friend, asking for guidance– this person is eager to share a message with the world and they were wondering if I might be able to help. My friend, Tashi Vajra, created an app for people interested in learning about Buddhism and wrote an article about finding and fostering […]
Peter Harvey, in The Selfless Mind, walks us through early Buddhist ideas about self, personality, and nibanna. Here, I share three videos where I read the sections on what is called Bhavanga Citta, on what has been called the Radiant Citta, and a section that elucidates connections in the early suttas between these two concepts.