It seems that the interplay between ignorance and consciousness is an on-going dance--within ourselves, in our relationships and within our society. Understanding this dance can help us hold it all with greater equanimity.
(At the time of the talk James was under the impression that the UK vote in process would have the country remain in the EU. As it turned out the vote ended up the other way.)
This link below goes along with the theme for this week’s talk:
This talk overviews the larger mindfulness movement--the science, the ways mindfulness has been incorporated into society, and the definitions. The second half explores the practical elements of mindfulness and how to practice it.
Explores the relationship of the Third Noble Truth to Nibbana. Describes the traditional understanding of Nibbana in Theravada and the stages of enlightenment. Suggests some classical approaches on meditation practice.