Tag Archives: “Not too tight and not too loose”.

UNSTUCK

Unstuck The complete teaching Recognising that all dissatisfaction is fleeting and that recognition is constant, travelling around and arriving at the starting place, nothing has changed, and yet there is a feeling of completeness. In completeness, recognition and dissatisfaction are … Continue reading

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WE NEED TO BE CERTAIN ABOUT OUR SPIRITUAL PRACTICE

We Need To Be Certain About Our Spiritual Practice otherwise our progress may become slow – or even go into reverse If we are uncertain, we become frivolous and half-hearted. Not having any precise purpose or value about what we are … Continue reading

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WASTING LIFE IN BEING DIFFERENT

Wasting Life in Being Different There are two aspects to meditation: focused attention and panoramic attention. In meditation terms, these are Shamata (watching the breath) and Vipassana (insight of awareness). During the early stages, we are still trying to change, … Continue reading

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THE DILEMMA OF SECRECY

The Dilemma Of Secrecy The Dharma teachings are vast, simple and complex, and all centre around one point; pure compassionate awareness. Some regard the finer aspects of the teachings as secret. In fact, there is a very compassionate reason for … Continue reading

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HOW TO PRACTISE

How to Practise “Not too tight and not too loose”. Such wonderful, simple and adjustable advice from the Buddha Shakyamuni 2500 years ago. Not too uptight and not too sloppy; a precise balance of relaxed dignity. “What a relief!”

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