His Holiness the Dalai Lama takes us step by step through the famed logic of Madhyamika, the Middle Way that defeats all extreme views of reality.
What is shikantaza? Suzuki Roshi, the great Zen teacher, says that it is the experience of receiving a “letter from emptiness”
Francesca Fremantle, from her book Luminous Emptiness, discusses the wheel of life and how the Buddha decontructed it.
A talk by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi on enlightenment.
“The process of undoing bewilderment is based on stabilizing and strengthening our mind,” says Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. “Shamatha meditation is how we do that.”
“Unless we can recognize and sustain the continuity of original wakefulness, deluded experience will not end,” says Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche. “It is the most important point of all.”
Wisdom, says Judy Lief, is not about answers. It’s about the power of questioning, about developing a great inquisitiveness that cuts through all solidity and self-deception.
Are we interested in exploring this amazing affair of ‘myself’ from moment to moment?
“Meditation, then, can show us our true and genuine life, with its freedom, its abundant creativity, and its joy.”
Tulku Thondup on the four simple and practical statements that encompass the entire Buddhist path, the Buddha’s Four Noble Truths.