The ‘bliss’ associated with higher levels of contemplation and meditation, is, in my experience, a body-wide muscular contraction that continuously ripples up and down. This
What follows describes a ‘moment’ of the mind and its awareness. This ‘moment’ is timeless and could be hinted at by ‘silence’, or one, two
By Adrian Chan-Wyles PhD Knowing emptiness, deluded vision is purified;Contemplating loving kindness, behaviour is perfected,Understanding the unity of multiplicity is meditation;And the ultimate goal is
‘More than other believers, the contemplative ought to be an “expert in atheism.” Does he believe? Perhaps, yet without believing, it seems to him. He
The problem with theistic religion is that it grants its adherents a one-sided ‘specialness’ that is not present in nature. The Buddha rejected this one-sidedness, whilst it constituted the entire point of Jesus’s alleged existence.
All legitimate Chinese Ch’an practitioners access the empty mind ground from varying socio-economic conditions that boil down to two distinct positions in life; either that