advancing meditation: enlightenment is the ultimate shamatha

As said in the introduction, all meditation practice amounts to the detachment from arisings, thus a decrease of of them, thus the cessation of their preponderance, thus eventually the cessation of reaction and response to that which appears and appears to exist. All this is shamatha training.

We rejoice because not only is shamatha training the only ground and foundation for all meditation practice no matter what tradition or cultural frame, but it also is the very essence of the enlightened state.

Downloadable: advancing, feb1018 shamtha the ground of enlightenment

 

About Donna Mitchell-Moniak

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