…behind door number seven

…behind door number seven

Its been almost three weeks since a pause was put on practice. Its been nice to have the extra time in the morning to sleep in or put forth a little more effort to my appearance. The weekends have been the worst. Continue reading

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Awakening to the mind

Two or three weeks ago, on a Saturday, I was practicing the morning chanting at home. Kinda bumbled my way through it and started the meditation. When through the body scan, and the mind began to focus. What happened next, is pretty complicated and hard to describe because it all came at me pretty quickly.  Since then, I’ve been all messed up – or maybe not, it’s hard to tell.  Continue reading

Dukkha

Dukkha – commonly translated as “suffering”, “pain”, “unsatisfactoriness” or “stress”. It refers to the fundamental unsatisfactoriness and painfulness of mundane life. Dis-ease.

The first noble truth: There is Dukka

Dukkha is to be understood.

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