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.
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.
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.
The Visuddhi-magga (the path of purification), written by Buddhaghosa, is an amazing step-by-step breakdown of the Buddhist path. I’ve been looking at it for the last few months and I’m happy to find little things that remind me of my favorite Pure Land Buddhist teachings. Here, now, I’m going to share a passage about the […]
This talk was recorded in Kansas City, Missouri on August 3rd 2017. It’s about the things that often seem to pull us away from the path. —————————————————————————– 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 community […]
In the Lankavatara Sutra, we learn about two kinds of ego-delusion. In the Anatta-lakkhana Sutta, we get a nice tidy teaching on notSelf. I’m going to bring together a few things from both of these writings and hopefully tie ’em together in a way that helps you see the bigger picture.
I’ve practiced this style of study/meditation for many years and have found that it helps me retain information, calm my body/mind, and attain insight. For my internet Sangha, I share this description of a practice with the hope that some may find benefit. Namo Buddha Namo Dharma Namo Sangha Namo Infinite Light Buddha ~Nguyen Giac
Wisdom gone beyond. Prajnaparamita. Holy Mother Sophia. This is a collection of sayings from various sutras and commentaries that I found in Mahamudra: The Quintessence of Mind and Meditation.
I read the section about the errors made along the path that relate to the fourth aggregate. This sutra is really wonderful! Listen!