Tag Archives: suffering

The Great Bell Chant (The End of Suffering)

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A Question the Buddha Refused to Answer

…From Culadasa ( John Yates ) …Most people at the time of the Buddha believed in reincarnation, or were at least concerned about it as a possibility, [but] the Buddha refused to answer questions about where we come from and … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day for the Black Sheep

March of 2003; my mother was in a very advanced stage of her final bout with cancer. Had been visiting for a few days at her place. It was 10:30 at night, and we had just finished watching a TV … Continue reading

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Before You Know What Kindness Really Is

KINDNESS Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and carefully saved, all this must … Continue reading

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Byron Katie on Meditation

[ Mid week guest post by Byron Katie, author of THE WORK. Enjoy !] Byron Katie on Meditation We believe a thought, we assume that the thought is true, and then we act on it. Anger, depression, addictions, sadness, words … Continue reading

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The Gap in Awareness

[Guest post from Nirmala, author of the Endess-Satsang blog. A hallmark of Nirmala’s expression : embrace whatever happens with curiosity and love – it opens experience up to more of what is already here. Enjoy!] The Gap in Awareness Saturday, … Continue reading

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