Notice the web of conditions we all share, connections we take for granted – we are not separate from that, we are that weave. The decent human response is to cultivate virtue and goodwill, develop wisdom; such skillful causes and conditions purify the heart. This is the kamma that leads to the end of kamma. Connection to Dhamma via spiritual friendship leads out of suffering. It’s important to recognize such connectivity as a skillful quality, not a bondage.
How the qualities of sati / mindfulness and samādhi / stability of mind work together to support deepening insight
NOTE: this talk was given at a different retreat but the content is similar to what was covered on this retreat