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Forgive Everyone, Everything, Forever

Awakening feels like a revolution. It feels like a wild revolt against the previously lived life, its values, its perspectives, its relationships. On the other side of awakening, living still happens. Here and there still appears, even though others appear … Continue reading

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“To Who Does This Thought Come ? “

The “I” thought : king of the weeds in a whole weedy thought patch. For a while, the absence of  “I” thoughts felt so freeing, it  almost intoxicated. Later, the rest of the weeds remind of their existence through the … Continue reading

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Third Break : Lost Imperative

More than three months ago, the “me” disappeared. The most imperative thing to do at that time seemed to be to urgently broadcast this development. Thus the blog. One day the imperative evaporated. The motivation to write, like the imaginary … Continue reading

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Washing Away Anxiety

About a year ago, I was standing in the shower, lathering up. Just a peaceful moment or two with a quiet mind. Suddenly the thought appeared: “The fear that I won’t live long enough to reach enlightenment comes from the … Continue reading

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Chipping Away …

A glimpse at the ” I ” left a permanent crack in the edifice of thought constructed self . Practice now strongly focused on this crack . Having read of the practice of inquiry and the use of the classic … Continue reading

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First break …

It was on a week long silent retreat, in March of 2010, that I was reading a few lines out of the book ” Nothing Personal ” by Nirmala. Nirmala clearly points out that thoughts are objects which are known … Continue reading

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