The castle to whose building I have dedicated my life, that I loved so much, on which I depended for shelter – when it suddenly collapses under my fingers at the slightest touch, now I have a choice.
a strange kind of video game: understanding samsara
what is the use of faith?
why do we want to let go of our emotions?
To practice the quality of equanimity, it is important to learn how to stop being a slave of one’s emotions. In the meditation of this school, we aim to be able to observe how any emotion is born and drop it right at the place where it is born.
the difference between control and observation
rite and ritual and what is wrong with it
where is self? the meaning of ‘anata’ or non-self
We are so worried, so constantly anxious, running as fast as we can in circles round our little Self. It’s as if we already know inside from the beginning that it is just an image, fake, put-together.
“are you lonely too?” let us talk of loneliness
between birth and death: the value of life
It’s easy to think of effort as being purely physical, purely to do with persistence and non-stop work. Yet mental effort is more difficult and more valuable than physical effort; mental laziness is more damaging than physical laziness.