Tag Archives: emptiness

No True Things by Susan Kahn

No True Things To see that there are no true things Is to fall through crevasses, Through the appearing bedrock And into an emptiness. One finds a freedom To wander among open fields Of neither thing nor no thing. With … Continue reading

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can you, do you, live this savage wisdom? by miriam louisa

can you, do you, live this savage wisdom? by miriam louisa impossible! see this ultimate knowingness isn’t a teaching, a path, a doctrine one can ‘live’ or embody (although the earnest peddlers of nonduality apps would love you to buy the … Continue reading

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Emotional Truth By Ed Muzika

[ Teacher week on SIAOF continues with a guest post from Ed Muzika. Enjoy !] Emotional Truth By Ed Muzika Thirty years ago I was engaged in dialogue with the leading transpersonal researchers of that time, Ken Wilber and Dan … Continue reading

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Consciousness Is Empty (and so is love) by Susan Kahn

[ Teacher week continues with Susan Kahn. Enjoy ! ] Consciousness Is Empty (and so is love) by Susan Kahn From the perspective of emptiness teachings, to say that something is empty means that it is empty of inherent existence, neither self-created nor … Continue reading

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Seven Stages of Enlightenment

[Does the process of awakening have stages? Can the process, as any process, be described in steps according to characteristics of experience ? Some say yes. Presented here is one well considered view along those lines. Guest Post from Thusness/PasserBy, … Continue reading

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The House

[ A Tibetan wisdom story. Enjoy ! ] A young man lived with his old uncle in a house. The young man liked to drink to inebriation. His uncle would scold him, saying: ” Don’t go outside when you are … Continue reading

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Three Marks of Existence

Three Marks of Existence by Dennis Waugaman Three marks it is the wise men know One they note that all will go Two, all roads follow the blind Three, there is no self to find One is all that you … Continue reading

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Anatta

[ Guest post by Bhikku Cintita Dinsmore, author of the blog THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. Enjoy !] Non-Self (Anatta) Buddhism is about looking outside the box with the eye of wisdom. It is about seeing how our rich emotional lives, though … Continue reading

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“What Else Here is Present ?” by Nirmala

[Guest post from Nirmala as Teacher Week continues on SIAOF. Enjoy !] What Else Here is Present ? …. by Nirmala Someone contacted me on Facebook and shared the following: Desire is gone, I move thru the days almost like … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Say ” There is No You ! Look ! “

[ Guest post from Andre Doshim Halaw of the blog ZEN AND BACK AGAIN . Enjoy !] Monday, January 17, 2011 No-self: what did ‘the Buddha’ teach? The more I study Buddhism the more confused I become. Not because I … Continue reading

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