Tag Archives: liberation

The Holy Goof

The Holy Goof by Garyji, an original contributor He was known as the Holy Goof mainly because he mostly sat around doing nothing much and he had a lot of spiritual books scattered around the cabin he shared with his … Continue reading

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Dr. Dan Brown on the Deconstructing Yourself podcast

Today I had the great good fortune to hear a dharma talk from Dr. Dan Brown, a truly remarkable teacher in the Bon lineage of Tibet. Deconstructing Yourself is a podcast that conducts interviews with meditation teachers and other fascinating … Continue reading

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45 Days to Awakening Challenge

45 Days to Awakening Challenge ❤️ 45 Days to Awakening Challenge Closing 🎉💥⭐ Dr. Jeffery A. Martin jeffery@finderscourse.com via aweber.com  12:26 PM (6 hours ago) I recieved this in the mail recently. Dr. Jeffrey Martin created the Finder’s Course. I am in an online … Continue reading

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Finder’s Course by Jeffrey Martin, PhD

[ The following was received in an email from Dr. Jeffrey Martin. Full disclosure: I am part of the Finder’s Course Alumni Online Community, so for the last 2 1/2 years I have been hanging out with people who have … Continue reading

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Awakening Versus Liberation by Ed Muzika

[ Teacher week continues with Ed Muzika on SIAOF. Enjoy !] Awakening Versus Liberation by Ed Muzika When I first started practicing Zen at Mount Baldy Zen Center, we would have four or five groups of sitting sessions a day, … Continue reading

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Rahula’s Liberation

Cula-Rahulovada Sutta: The Shorter Exposition to Rahula [Liberation is real, it is possible and it happens with intense and skillful looking. Please enjoy this classic story of the Buddha pointing his son to the empty center of experience ! ] … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Trip !

Awakening happened here. At first, there was no rush…for or about anything. Noticing brought 7 billion other humans to mind. Maybe they could use some encouragement. This wish to share was born. Every few months, the wish would falter, and … Continue reading

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Richard’s Awakening

[ Richard’s awakening account comes from the Actual Freedom website. It has struck an intense and thought provoking chord here. Enjoy ! ] A Brief Personal History My questioning of life, the universe and what it is to be a … Continue reading

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The Open Question

On a weekend retreat some years ago, was introduced to the technique of inquiry. The instruction was to look into our nature by using the question ” What am I ? ” We were also given the “answer” to the … Continue reading

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The Value of Stream Entry

[ Excerpt from the Pali Canon. The Buddha points out the value of Stream Entry. Enjoy ! ] Then the Blessed One, picking up a little bit of dust with the tip of his fingernail, said to the monks, “What … Continue reading

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