The you that goes in one side of the meditation experience is not the same you that comes out the other side. — Henepola Gunaratana
Ask a cloud: ‘What is your date of birth? Before you were born, where were you?’ — Thich Nhat Hanh
The foundation of Vipassanā is the practice is sīla—moral conduct. Sīla provides a basis for the development of samādhi—concentration of mind; and purification of the mind is achieved through paññā—the wisdom of insight
Vipassanā is a Pali word from the Prakrit language native to the Indian subcontinent and is considered the sacred language of Theravada Buddhism .Vipassana Meditations intention is to purify the mind through a rational process of mental self-observation, thus freeing the self from suffering
If you are capable of living deeply one moment in your life, you can learn to live the same way all the other moments of your life. — Thich Nhat Hanh
Every act, every thought, every activity involves awareness, do these actions instinctively, unconsciously, and without deliberateness and awareness is consumed in the maintenance of the Self. Perform these acts ……………….. — Thoughts on the Nature of Meditation
Enlightened beings recede from the world of structure …. Ascension is a misunderstanding of the nature of enlightenment. The entity rather than rising up into heaven …..until they become hidden, hidden even from God.
Zazen Instructions: In Zen Buddhism, zazen (means literally “seated meditation”) and is a meditative discipline that is at the very heart of Zen practice, and everything about zazen from the practices, procedures, and etiquette of sitting meditation, (zazen) and walking meditation, (Kinhin or kyōgyō) is highly choreographed.