No escape

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“Our ability to offer empathy can allow us to: – stay vulnerable, – defuse potential violence, – help us hear the word ‘no’ without taking it as a rejection, – revive lifeless conversation, and – even hear the feelings and … Continued

From beyond: the nirodha-samāpatti

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“…niroda-samapatti or ‘attainment of extinction’ , also called saññā-vedayita-nirodha, ‘extinction of feeling and perception’, is the temporary suspension of all consciousness and mental activity, following immediately upon the semi-conscious state called ‘sphere of neither-perception-nor-non-perception’ (s. jhāna, 8). The absolutely necessary … Continued

Stik

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“…The smile on your face Lets me know that you need me. There’s a truth in your eyes Saying you’ll never leave me. The touch of your hand says you’ll catch me wherever I fall. You say it best when … Continued