Tag Archives: self image

I WANT FREEDOM FROM MYSELF

I Want Freedom from Myself This is both possible and ridiculous. Our self is consciousness that identifies with a collection of ideas that we call ‘I’. It is that identification which is ridiculous as this ‘I’ is a temporary arrangement … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IF WE THINK WE ARE SANE, WE ARE INSANE

If We Think We Are Sane, We Are Insane If we think we are sane, we are insane. If we know we are insane, we must be sane! Gampopa: “May confusion dawn as wisdom”. To know we are confused is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

OUR PROBLEM IS OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH CONSCIOUSNESS

Our Problem Is Our Relationship With Consciousness Our true, essential nature is pure being that is conscious; these two cannot be separated, like light and its luminosity. But when this luminosity plays on something and becomes attracted to it, we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WHAT IS BUDDHISM?

What is Buddhism? We are bound by our emotions, which protect a ‘me’ – an illusory self image. Buddhism is the path leading to insight into the true nature of reality of self and all phenomena. Through personal experience, our … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

OUR GREATEST PROBLEM AND OUR SALVATION IS …

Our Greatest Problem And Our Salvation Is …. … me ‘Me’ is an idea or image we have collected throughout life, starting at a very young age; this idea just gets heavier and heavier. Buddhism asserts that we brought a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

FREEDOM FROM THE CONCEPTUAL MIND

Freedom From The Conceptual Mind …the programming with which we identify Because of our early environment, we acquire a type of self-image which affects the choices we make in life. Unless we make an effort to change, we become bound … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment