The world of Nature touches us & teaches us how to relate to ourselves as humans rather than socialized citizens. Integrating this can take us beyond our relations and stuck states to hold our lives in the light of Truth.
Ariyan, realization is of moving beyond the personal identity. This is a step into vulnerability. Through meditation training we learn to ‘touch the ground’ -purity of intention- where the person can’t go.
These two talks explore the two different kinds of happiness, the blocks to happiness, and the ways that mindful presence and intentional gladdening the heart (positive neuroplasticity) can open us to our full potential for true happiness.
After a brief account of the nature of the judgmental mind, we explore (1) a more direct way of working with judgment through mindfulness, inquiry, reflection, etc.; and (2) a more indirect way of working with judgment, through cultivating awakened states and resources.