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    The Way of Freedom Week 4 Q&A Paid Member

    1.Ken, Thank you very much for sharing your teaching. Would it be possible to elaborate on your answer to a student's question on the Sambhogakaya or the enjoyment body? You mentioned experiencing the dharmakaya "nothing there" with the nirmanakaya vividness of emotion at the same time—this sounds like it would be key in my daily practice as a lay practioner. I would appreciate any more pointers on how to practice this. Thanks again, Sentha More »
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    Train Your Mind, Slogan 6 Paid Member

    6. In postmeditation, be a child of illusion.Practice can be divided into two: meditation and postmeditation. Meditation refers to time spent in formal practices such as mindfulness-awareness, and postmeditation refers to what we do the rest of the time. The notion of practice, of being a spiritual practitioner, includes both meditation and postmeditation, which means that practice applies both on and of the meditation cushion.” More »
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    The Way of Freedom Week 3 Q&A Paid Member

    1.I FEEL like I am finally getting a handle on this material! (But that is just a *thought*...) Is the goal of Buddhist practice to rest in our experience, to be at rest? I feel that just hit me over the head listening to this talk. but now ***thinking thinking thinking*** about it I am filled with doubts! (If I just say nothing I might seem like I understand it better!) Anyway, cheers, much thanks, enjoying the talks tremendously. More »
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    Train Your Mind, Slogan 5 Paid Member

    5. Rest in the nature of alaya, the essence.In this weary striving world, rest is hard to come by. A luxury. From time to time we simply flop from exhaustion, but in general we don’t have many chances to slow down or to stop the momentum as our life flies by.   Especially when we think of cultivating kindness, and the activities of a bodhisattva of compassion warrior, we think “Lights, camera, action!” We don’t think “Rest!” But bodhisattva activities are not like regular activities—they come from a place of rest. More »