Question: Would you call awareness ‘enlightenment’?
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Ajahn Sumedho focuses on the simple reality of the here and now, and the awareness of ‘just this’, where all thoughts and concepts drop away in favour of insight and understanding.
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.
Originally posted on Buddhism now:
Years ago when I [Ajahn Sumedho] was in Berkeley, California, the Christian monk, Father Bede Griffiths, was staying in the Korean Zen Center there and I went to see him. He had had a stroke…
The Unborn nature, the reality beyond birth and death. ‘The Unborn’ a talk by Ajahn Sumedho
Buddhist teachings are guides that help us to look at the experience of being alive
In this short film (28 minutes) Ajahn Sumedho points to the message of Buddha’s teaching.
To think ‘I am screwed up’, is a value judgement, isn’t it? ‘Screwed up’ makes the ‘I am’.