Tag Archives: not self

Space Doesn’t Stop… Anywhere.

Space doesn’t stop…. anywhere. That’s not what it feels like, though. In the dream of the separate self, space definitely seems to stop. Space feels like it stops at the skin. So, if space feels like it stops at the … Continue reading

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The Watcher

[ On the blogiversary of SIAOF, am reposting the most popular original post of the last year. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by !] It’s easy to get stuck as “The Watcher “. After meditating a while, and  watching thoughts … 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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Khemaka Sutta: About Khemaka

[ A gem from the Pali Canon. The monk Khemaka makes a distinction in quality of post-awakening experience. Enjoy ! ] Khemaka Sutta: About Khemaka (SN 22.89) translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu 8 June 2010 © 2001–2012 On … Continue reading

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Meltdown, the Recipe

[ Guest poetry by Lisa Kathleen, author of the blog ONE SPACIOUSNESS. Inquiry plus intensity leads to dissolution. Lisa Kathleen says it with scintillating clarity. Enjoy ! ] Meltdown, the Recipe Posted on March 14, 2012 by Lisa Kathleen Reality traded … Continue reading

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How the Buddha talked about “Not-self”

[ Guest post from Steven Goodhart of the blog METTA REFUGE . Enjoy ! ] How the Buddha talked about “Not-self” 2011/10/01 by Steven Goodheart § 128. “Form, monks, is not-self. If form were the self, this form would not lend … 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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If I had just Five Minutes to Give Comprehensive Instructions for Awakening ?

[Guest post by Kenneth Folk, originator of the “Three Gear” approach to awakening. Enjoy!] How to Get Enlightened What would I say if I had just five minutes to give comprehensive instructions for awakening ? You are unenlightened to the … Continue reading

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Guilt and Regret

For children, feeling bad may be a necessary part of the development of compassion, learning morality, and human relationships. This post is targeted to adults; individuals who daily practice moral behavior. For an adult, guilt is poison. Guilt arises from … Continue reading

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