i keep reminding myself...... of the importance of balance.... Balance stems from a sense of completeness, leading to a healthy mind. Life's circumstances cannot ever provide us with balance, or a sense of completeness. Balance comes after we learn how to deal with all our inner boogeymen, and realize that we are born with "inner… Continue reading Balance … Lack of Balance
The common western viewpoint of a human being, is that we are tied up in the world of good and evil. It is quite widely believed that humans have a bent towards this dark side, and if left to their own, the dark side wins out, and the person becomes bent. It is due to… Continue reading Are humans basically good or evil?
This set of notes states pretty much how this "diligent student" has come to see Reality ....... Karma and its effects are the reality of our DNA encoded existence, but the good news is that the DNA encoded existence we experience is NOT ultimate reality..... we CAN experience our existence from a "deeper level" which… Continue reading Levels of Reality
"Whatever you experience, simply be aware of it. You don't have to take after it. The primal heart has no characteristics. It's aware of everything. But as soon as things make contact, within or without, they cause a lapse in mindfulness, so that we let go of awareness, forget awareness in and of itself, and… Continue reading The Primal Heart has no characteristics – Ajahn Fuang Jotiko
From this premise of Original Mind being the ground of all, and that everything which exists is obviously rising from this original mind, the question of "getting lost" from the ground of our being arises. For myself, the parable of the Prodigal Son immediately comes to mind. But it comes to mind as an "Everyman's… Continue reading Original Mind – Part 2
Original Mind is the natural state before things. Some could say, before creation, or before the big bang.... these terms and definitions are all our current understanding of something which is truly beyond understanding. Original Mind is the original substance, and its function (doing) is seen in all things and forms we see. It is… Continue reading Original Mind – A Summary