Shining the light of death on my current worries and resentments, I am suddenly free to release them.
Making a few effective lists can help to keep your head clear.
Take refuge in the witness. Then allow the witness to disappear.
This practice helps us see the difference between physical sensations and thoughts *about* those sensations.
Our sense of self is not a delusion. Instead, meditation reveals the self as constructed, fluid, and elastic.
We can taste nirvana during daily life as we practice mindful reponses to pain and pleasure.
Nirvana arises when we stop blocking the free flow of thought and sensation.
“No matter how assailed, anger need not arise. No matter what the pleasure, compulsive longing need not arise. No matter what the circumstances, a feeling of limitation need not arise.”
I am delighted with Michael Taft’s teachings about nonduality — the most precise and accessible I’ve found. Check out these links.
Avoid the observer trap. See through the ego rather than destroy it. Don’t the experience into claims about reality. Keep practicing and attend to the tasks of daily life.