In neither being distracted from, nor suppressing, nor considering, nor attributing (judging/categorising) but simply experiencing, simply receiving the flavour, the delicate aroma of the Camomile Tea, I am surrounded by it. It infuses me and fills me. With no self to reference, to wonder how I appear to others, no thought of whether this is […]
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Those engaged with trying to realise or see the illusion of self are often no strangers to frustration. So many apparent contradictions arise. This ‘path’ is full of them. We can easily and quickly lose sight that the truth is simple – so simple; just what is here, in this moment right now. But how […]
Suppose we’re trying to see; trying to realise truth. We’ve spent time looking and we feel like we have a handle, at least intellectually, on there being no real ‘self’. It’s an idea we’re getting our heads round but there are still a few obstacles to overcome. One of these obstacles can be thinking about […]
We have this tendency to see ‘things’; to make ‘things’ out of that which simply arises in awareness. Even with something abstract like love, we ask, ‘What is love?’ and consider the question as though we’re talking about a thing. It’s really an experience isn’t it? But what does it mean? Can we even ask […]
The end of the path, this brief dream of humanity, is marked by a shift or transformation of consciousness. At this point and thereafter, the sense of personal self – that which is the cause of our perceived separation and the root of suffering, dissolves away. Of course in one sense it’s not the end […]
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