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THE PURPOSE OF MIND TRAINING

The Purpose Of Mind Training is to clear the mind of nonsense thoughts. Unconsciously, we bought into collective thinking, and so, abandoned free choice. Even though we may recognise this, if this information is not turned into practicality, we remain … Continue reading

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PERCEIVING THOUGHTS

Perceiving Thoughts As with perceiving phenomena, where neither thought nor judgement is necessary (unless there is a need), so the same with thoughts in meditation. If we do have to think or reason about something, we can do that later, … Continue reading

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BEGUILED BY STILLNESS AND BY OCCURRENCES

Beguiled* By Stillness And By Occurrences Meditators can be blinded by stillness. Ordinary people are blinded by occurrences. In both cases, we become stuck and fixated. When lost in stillness, we become meditation gods. When lost in occurrences, we become … Continue reading

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SHUNYATA

Shunyata Shunyata is Sanskrit for ’emptiness’. Pure presence. This is our natural state. The object of being human is to realise this natural state of being, and in order to do this, we need to meditate – and understand meditation. … Continue reading

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HAVING THE ABILITY TO SUFFER

Having The Ability To Suffer In that, we are not alone We, as sentient beings, suffer. Recognising this, we seek knowledge and wisdom to alleviate that suffering: we meditate, by sitting quietly, watching the breath and noting thoughts and emotions … Continue reading

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DISCUSSING DHARMA

Discussing Dharma Dharma teaching is information Dharma practice is knowledge Dharma experience is wisdom This is a potential never-ending-exploding mind field ūüėČ We love to talk to one another, but something always seems to go wrong; this is our human … Continue reading

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MIND TRAINING ENHANCEMENT

Mind Training Enhancement. Even though we cannot think of two things at once, we can do and think of different activities at the same time – in fact, we can do three things at once, using body, speech and mind. … Continue reading

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MIND TRAINING

Mind training. Philosophy is not enough. We need to train the mind through practice and experience. The mind has to be tamed, quietening all those circling thoughts and worries. Thoughts are not bad in themselves: they have their use, but … Continue reading

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MIND TRAINING

Mind Training. ¬†The sentient mindis easily distracted and wanders.Precise mind training is focusedand does not moving away.With mind training clarity increases.We become immobile in body, speech and mind. ¬†Over millennia we have wandered and wandered,having experiences after experiencesand forgetting. ¬†Mind … Continue reading

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SOLVING PROBLEMS

Solving problems. ¬†If you are having a problem with someone, remember, it is you who is having the problem. ¬†People are the way they are because that’s the way they are. ¬†In samsara there will always be irritations: irritations is … Continue reading

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