Samsara is our cyclic thoughts, feelings, impulses, and behaviors.
The heart of enlightenment is twofold: Clear seeing and complete understanding. These two are really not two; they depend on each other. If there's clear seeing without complete understanding, then that's like a person hallucinating the full moon on a new moon night. They might see the moon clearly with all of its canyons and … Continue reading The Heart of Enlightenment
"So I'm gonna abandon meta-blogging for a second and speak directly to you, the Reader," he types in the blank space that WordPress has provided him. He giggles at the paradox that's just presented itself and moves on. "Anger and hatred are fuel. They motivate us to act, but they burn hot so they can't … Continue reading Is Anger Ever Appropriate?
Karma is anything that prevents our minds form being blank slates, pregnant with unconditioned potential. Genes are karma; classical and operant conditioning are karma; our habits and instincts are karma.
The struggle to be mindful when sleep deprived.