We're very sure of ourselves and our interpretations of reality considering that we're naked ground monkeys. We can't see infrared with the naked eye, or hear 25 kHz with the unaided ear. No matter what we do, we're never going to experience totality to its maximum. It's beyond our senses. But, we can experience totality … Continue reading The Seven Elements of Experience
Untangling our mental cycles.
Samsara is our cyclic thoughts, feelings, impulses, and behaviors.
On using mindfulness to find oneself and overcome suffering.
For the longest time, I didn't make any progress on this Path because I had no foundation. I was leaping from limb to limb like a meth-addled chimpanzee---chasing my tail, and getting distracted by each little leaf. It took disenchantment with Buddhism, a confusing relationship, and the near death experience of a family member to … Continue reading Staying Grounded in the Foundations
On the Seven Factors for Awakening.
On dependent arising (Part one)