Category: Don’t-Know Mind

Between These Two

When I see I am nothing, that is wisdom.  When I see I am everything, that is love.  Between these two my life moves. Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (1897-1981) ‘You are not

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Die Before You Die

Written on a monastery wall at Mount Athos, Greece: This is exactly the work of true meditation. It is very, very, very hard to express in words the “how” of

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Before Your Birth

They were raw and direct insights like these that caused Schopenhauer to have such a salutary, disruptive role in my formation, finally leading me conceptually from the confines of the

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The World Before “I”

In Zen practice, we meditate on the question, “What was your original face, before your parents were born?” Seeing these new colorized, re-digitized old films of a relatively recent world

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Some of Don’t-Know’s Other Names

This is all we do in meditation. Sometimes I “nudge” the practitioners, during sitting, “What hears that? What sees this breathing… happening…? What is the witness?” and “Leave thinking alone

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야단법석 (野壇法席) – 2

떠들썩하고 시끄러운 모습이라는 뜻. 野 : 들 야 壇 : 제터 단 法 : 법 법 席 : 자리 석 《불교대사전》에 나오는 말이다. ‘야단(野壇)’이란 ‘야외에 세운 단’이란 뜻이고, ‘법석(法席)’은 ‘불법을

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