In the balance of embodiment, in the pause between cognition and articulation, between impression and reaction, is the space where true responsiveness can occur. It is here that the Enlightenment Factors arise.
We each have the potential to live with a compassionate, open heart. In this talk we explore the conditioning that closes us off to authentic caring, and the ways of deepening our attention that help us live to include widening circles of beings in our heart.
The development of wisdom is dependent on disengagement - from affliction, from fixing it, from knowing the answer and from letting go of any such activation ( sankhara). In that pure awareness, release can occur- straight through the heart.