The Shurangama Sutra, Matangi’s daughter & Ananda’s enlightement
Sky Like Mind
Those who delight in mental proliferation (papanca) never know Nibbana
The end of birth and death
Apartheid of the mind
What Remains - What doesn’t move
Direct knowing of emptiness
Between existence and nihilism
Emptiness isn’t empty, wonderful existence doesn’t exist
Grasping & papanca is the root of birth and death
Surface & depth of ocean is all water
Change of lineage from reliance on papanca to pure knowing
Angulimala and original hua t’ou – STOP
The tendency of the proliferating mind to designate permanence to the transitory through the process of thought
Papanca – conceptual proliferation creates the billion fragments of the world
The Diamond Sutra – The Guest and the Host
Kappa’s question to the Buddha
As meditators, it can be tempting to see the thinking mind as an enemy, but we can instead discover a wise and skillful relationship with it. This talk presents possible ways of working with the wide range of manifestations of thought: from papanca (proliferation) and obsession to creative, reflective and helpful thinking, to seeing the empty nature of all thought.
What are the joys and fruits of the practice of Vipassana/mindfulness?
This talk elaborates the peace, joy, freedom that arises from meditation; especially in regard to seeing clearly the nature of thought, papanca and disengaging from the delusions of mind.