These ideas brought an overwhelming sense of joy to me. It meant I was not a helpless victim of circumstance or fate, as I had thought.
Foundations of Buddhism
An allegory on truth and interpretation. A group of six blind men endeavour to describe an elephant.
Sensing no change in the changing, Sensing pleasure in suffering, Assuming “self” where there’s no self…
In Buddhism we are taught of the nonduality of samsara and nirvana. We do not need to be on a high level in order to understand this nonduality of samsara and nirvana; it is just a matter of being here, knowing how to integrate dharma with samsaric conditions.
The Buddha knew that because both happiness and unhappiness are unsatisfactory, they have the same value. When happiness arose he let it go. He had right practice, seeing that both these things have equal values and drawbacks.
That awareness, that light, is universal; it isn’t like my personal property. That’s why on an intuitive level we can resonate; many of you can intuitively understand what I’m saying.
Exploring meditation with Ringu Tulku Rinpoche and learn how to integrate meditative awareness into your everyday life. About 1 hour 45 minutes
You will be able to sustain concentration without any feelings of pain and discomfort…