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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 … Continue reading

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Humanity: the planetary throat center: part II

A new moon cycle holds significant insight should one choose to use the planets for such. From the Stellarium, we see that: Sun, Moon, Mars, and Mercury are all in Taurus, the Bull. The reason to add the new moon … Continue reading

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The uncompromising light of enlightenment

Anyone can engage the light of enlightenment. Doing so is to dance in and as the devouring light and to emerge as naked Awareness. Enlightenment is not a result of being Buddhist, but the result of being uncompromising and earnest … Continue reading

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The ground of Awareness

Upon his enlightenment, Buddha touched the ground.* He asserted that “Earth is my witness,” regarding the fact of his enlightenment. There are layers of meaning in this gesture which are not usually expanded upon in the Dharma. Generally, the gesture … Continue reading

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The Perfect Way, Takakusu

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