Tag Archives: Meditation and non-meditation

ABLE TO MEDITATE BUT NOT LIBERATE

Able To Meditate But Not Liberate Meditation is not liberation: it is the path to liberation. Meditation is a wonderful method to focus the untamed mind (the flibbertigibbet, the idle chattering), and so tame it. But meditation practice itself can … Continue reading

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REACHING A CROSSROAD; FINDING DZOGCHEN

Reaching a Crossroad; Finding Dzogchen Life is about finding Dzogchen. Dzogchen is a Tibetan word for empty essence. You are Dzogchen! Dzogchen has three qualities: empty essence, cognisant nature and unconfined compassion: the three Kayas. This is you! There are … Continue reading

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SUBTLE DISTINCTION BETWEEN CLARITY OF MIND AND CLARITY OF ESSENCE

Subtle distinctions between clarity of mind and clarity of essence  There is meditation with effort, and there is effortless non-meditation.  We use meditation techniques to arrive at clarity: having arrived, the techniques are dropped. This is a very subtle matter, … Continue reading

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