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After the Finish Line

Awakening sounds like a solitary event, the yearned for  goal at the finish line. Buddhist teachings perpetuate this idea. Other spiritual writers have perpetuated this idea. I have previously perpetuated this idea through this blog. Am here to correct this … Continue reading

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Waking Up out of a Tradition

Buddham sarinam gacchami. Dammam sarinam gacchami. Sangham sarinam gacchami. I go for refuge to Buddha , Dharma and Sangha. Through the virtues I collect from giving and other perfections, may I become a Buddha for the benefit of all. How … 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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12 Pitfalls After That First Glimpse by Scott Kiloby ( via aalif )

[ Sometimes, some things are just “in the air”. Have had some ideas for posts about Waking Down /After Awakening. Scott Kiloby knocks it out of the ballpark. Many thanks to the superaalifragilistic blog here on WordPress for this amazing … Continue reading

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Outside it’s sunny. Sunshine and clear skies all month. A week ago, the internal weather of disposition turned grey, the kind of milky, hazy grey that gives no rain. Grey day followed grey, growing gloomier, feeling less and less spacious. … Continue reading

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