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An Inquiry. From Ego to Inter-Connectedness and the Expanse

A retreatant participates in an Inquiry. She or he sits besides myself in the front of the Dharma hall. A retreatant can speak about any issue that she or he wishes. The participant or myself can say ‘thank you’ to bring the Inquiry to a close at any time. The Inquiry offers mindful/meditative listening for all of us. This Inquiry took place on the retreat in the Thai Monastery in Sarnath, India in February 2020. A few spots of editing to make clear when reading. Different initials used for person. Continue reading 



Myself? Yourself? What self?

Lots of views about the self (or ‘I’) arise.

Every view of the self, of I, might seem real or some views seem real at the time.

We might express a few or many of them.

Here are 35 views. Read slowly, please.

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Favourite Quotes of Sri Ramana Maharshi (1879 – 1950) of Tiruvannamalai, south India

Quotes from the book

TALKS WITH SRI RAMANA MAHARSHI

Between 1935 – 1939

Published by Sri Ramanashramam

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What is Mindfulness? 26 Definitions

WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?

26 Definitions

The Buddha engaged in the regular application of Mindfulness in his teachings. The Pali word for Mindfulness is Sati. His teachings on mindfulness serve as the primary inspiration for the teachings on mindfulness available in the West  and elsewhere in the world.

Sati conveys remembering what leads up to an experience or situation and the presence of the experience or situation. There is no English equivalent to the word sati. Continue reading 




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