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“Standing in Your Own Two Shoes” by Adyashanti

[Teacher Week continues with today’s repost from Adyashanti. Enjoy !] Standing in Your Own Two Shoes by Adyashanti The real search isn’t a search into tomorrow, or to anywhere other than now. It’s starting to look into the very nature … 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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Satsang with Stephan Bodian

We walked in late, as quietly as we could. About a dozen people sat peacefully in meditation, immobile, eyes closed. Chairs arranged in a semicircle. We took any vacant seat, and settled into the silence. After a while, a soft-spoken … Continue reading

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Immediate Realization Instruction in Dzogchen, The Great Perfection

[ Guest post by Jackson Peterson, via Facebook. Dzogchen was one of the last regular practices I had done prior to the Gate, and the only “formal” practice that could be “done” in the month or so afterword. Please enjoy … Continue reading

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Mara Comes to Tea

[ In Buddhist mythology, Mara represents the minds of illusion, doubt, and death. He is often depicted as a demon.  With just one exception,  Mara’s visits to the Buddha took place some time after the Buddha’s enlightenment. ] Last night, … Continue reading

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Vitamin M

What is it about meditation that is associated with waking up ? Hard to pin down for certain. It seems that there is a strong association, but the specifics are not black and white. People who wrote about awakening and … Continue reading

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This Way to Liberation by Lori Ann Lothian

[ Guest post by Lori Ann Lothian of the blog THE AWAKENED DREAMER . The url is below. Enjoy ! ] This Way to Liberation Posted on January 8, 2012 Want to get enlightened? Want to know how? Are you … 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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