Meditation on the Luminous MindA walkthrough of an attempt at meditating on the Luminous Mind (emptiness of the mind) from the Buddhist tradition.
Donald Trump and Dependent OriginationAn essay on the Buddhist concept of dependent origination and how this creates people like Donald Trump to manifest in our world.
MindfulnessIn “Mindfulness in Plain English,” Bhante Gunaratana speaks of the characteristics of mindfulness in chapter 13.
New Thought ManagementIt’s said in New Thought that we affirm the qualities that pre-exist and deny the lie. Read More...
Four Veils of Conceptual Mind
In reading the really amazing work “Luminous Mind” by Kalu Rinpoche, I came across his very deep analysis of the mind, the veils of ignorance and how this produces the cycles of rebirth. Mental Veils In a previous post, I discussed Kalu Rinpoche’s analysis of the Nature of Mind. In that post, I cover his analysis of a mind’s openness, clarity and sensitivity. These are important concepts that must be fully understood in order to get what Kalu Rinpoche is describing about the Mental Veils. See the previous post, if you haven’t yet read it. As the mind of aRead More