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Metta To Their Chair
Heard this in a bonzer talk a few days ago. This is it, isn’t it? It’s about, if you’re a closed sort of person, it’s about how do we open up more? Even if I can’t open up to the person, I can open up _in the direction of_ the person. And just that little […]
Mae West on Rebirth
Single lifetime liberation, yo!
My kind of meditation instruction. :)
It’s Probably the Fifth Jhāna
Greetings, Friendlies! Please excuse the radio silence; took myself to the woods for a 25-night personal samadhi/jhāna retreat. For guidance I followed Rob Burbea’s excellent 2019 3-week jhāna retreat at Gaia House. I’ve worked with Bhante Vimalaramsi’s TWIM and Leigh Brasington’s (Ayya Kema’s) techniques; very much enjoyed the spin Burbea brought to the practice. I […]
The Eleventh Pāramī
During an Insight Dialogue Online session this week, the lovely Susie Clarion quoted someone saying A Sense of Humor might make a nice eleventh pāramī. I vote for Levity. :) PS: If you’re not doing Insight Dialogue yet, why not give it a try? PPS: In my iOS Pāli-English Dictionary, null results for both humor […]
Brought to you by the inimitable Mr. Alan Watts. :)
Because the more people coming up with silly Dhamma T-shirts, the better. :) (link)
Now Get On With It.
When Philosophy Strikes…
If You See the Buddha…
Make Mindfulness Great Again
MmGAaaaaa! What? To soon?
I Taught JKZ How to Body Sweep…
I almost laughed out loud when she said this. So saucy, that Christina! :)
Talk Dhamma to Me
Many thanks to the extraordinary Pilar Puig Cortada for this one. Can you imagine showing up to a retreat and we’re all wearing this? The teachers would be so pleased/horrified. :)
More Dhamma, Less Drama
Happy 2022, Friendlies! May your New Year be full of the same.
Courtesy of our friend, John Peacock.
Quit Your Cliticizing
No, ladies and gentlemen et. al. That is not a typo. Today my dharma-vocab was upgraded. Thanks to the inimitable Anu Garg at A.Word.A.Day, I now know the verb “cliticize”, which means “To attach or become attached”. From one practitioner to another I beg you: Quit Your Cliticizing.