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Harvat kirjat ovat avanneet uusia uolia dharmasta ja meditatiivisesta harjoittamisesta kuten t m Kirja ankkuroituu suoraa buddhalaisen tyhjyysfilosofian Nagarjunasta l htev n Madhyamaka erinteeseen ja esitetty l hestymistapa ja harjoitteet juurrutetaan t m n erinteen edustajien ajatuksiin Kirjassa esitetyt tulkinnat ja harjoitteet tuntuvat n in olevan sek harmoniassa erinteen kanssa ett t ysin ymm rrett vi ja soveltamiskelpoisia modernille ihmiselle Teos avasi hyvin Night of the Wendigo paljon ymm rryst buddhalaisuuteen liittyvist filosofisista teemoista jotka ovat aiemmin j neet melko kysymysmerkeiksi Teoria ja k yt nt kulkivat li kirjan k si k dess ja opus sis lsi Mimi Malloy, At Last! paljon harjoituksia jotka jo lyhyellohtimisella ja kokeilemisella tuntuivat tuovan uutta syvyytt meditatiiviseen harjoittamiseen kuten vaikka analyyttiset meditaatiot itsen tai ajan luonteesta Interdependenssi ja tyhjyys ovat kirjan kaksi keskeist teemaa Burbean l hestymistapa on hyvin konstruktivistinen Keskeisen v itteen on ett koko kokemuksemme ei Twin Spica, Volume: 10 pelk st n karkeat todellisuutta v rist v t ajattelutavat ja tunteet vaan koko kokemus mukaanlukien aika nykyhetki ja ulkoinen maailma on kudottua fabrikoitua Kokemukset ja kokemuksen komponentit eiv t ole toisistaan irrotettavissa vaan hyvin elimellisesti linkittyneit ja keskin isriippuvaisesti syntyneit Kokija kokemuksen kohteet ja aika esimerkiksi muodostavat t llaisen triadin Toinen esimerkki voisi olla kokemusten kohteet niihin liittyv t vedanat eli tunnes vyt sek haluaminenaversio Kirjan meditaativissa harjoituksissa l hdet n ik n kuin t kkim n eri kokemuksen komponentteja tutkien miten tietyn komponentin kiinteyden ja eheyden heikent minen vaikuttaa koko kokemiseen Ajatuksena on ett siirrytt ess taitavampiin n kemisen tapoihin ja ylitt m ll konventionaaliset tavat n hd maailma voidaan kokea tiloja joissa kokemusta syntyy yh v hemm n T llainen harjoittaminen kuulemma kulminoituu tiloihin joissa kokemusta syntyy v hemm n ja v hemm n lopulta niin v h n ett liu utaan mystiikaanuolelle tiloihin joissa aika kokija ja kokemuksen kohteet saattavat tyystin h vit Tutkimalla kokemusten keskin isriippuvaista rakentumista tutkitaan kokemuksen ja sen kohteiden tyhjyytt Radikaali v ite on ett kaikki kokemus on tyhj keskin israkentunutta m ss jolle ei l ydy mit n objektiivista tai ehdotonta tukijalkaa This is an exhaustive insight meditation manual and set of hilosophical reflectionsexercisesTo explain the conventional meaning of sunyata emptiness to someone is not so hard But to understand emptiness and begin to understand how it affects our entire experience of henomena is another Burbea starts at the beginning and works his way through Grammatik Des Biblisch-Aramaischen: Mit Den Nach Handschriften Berichtigten Texten Und Einem Worterbuch phenomena until there is literally nothing left The book assumes the reader has some level of samadhiThis book could be read in order front to back but theroper A Neve Estava Suja place would be on the side of the cushion to use as reference forractice This book gave me a lot of gifts but the rimary one is the ability to be creative and experimental as one learns to drop the script The amount of logic used in this book is exhausting But it s okay between the details and sheer length of it all is the guidepostinsight isany realization understanding or way of seeing things that brings to any degree a dissolution of or a decrease in dukkhaIf you re ready to give up stress to give up the STORIES YOU TELL ABOUT YOUR LIFE YOUR SELF AND you tell about your Life your self and if you re ready to give up the idea of What It All Means so you can sort out What It All Means then read this bookRecommended for daily sitters eople who dabble in non dual reasoning A must for serious meditation ractitionersI liked the step by step unfolding of the simple message of freedom taught by Buddha made complicated and unreachable by egos against egos Thank you 20180724 20200106ContentsBurbea R 2015 Seeing That Frees Meditations on Emptiness and Dependent ArisingForeword by Joseph GoldsteinAbbreviationsPrefacePart I Orientations01 The path of emptiness is a journey of insight of Emptiness is a Journey of Insight the roots of suffering and the way things seem to be All henomena are empty of inherent existence Realizing voidness dissolves dukkha Voidness and impermanence Emptiness is the Middle Way Seeing emptiness opens compassion Entering into the mystery02 Emptiness Fabrication and Dependent Arising Dependent on the mind Fabricated therefore illusory Challenging assumptions The mystery of fabrication03 All is Void Initial Reactions and Responses Disbelief Worries of meaninglessness Fear of annihilation Using dukkha and immediate experience as guides Doubts about our own capacity Developing insight graduallyPart II Tools and Provisions04 The Cultivation of Insight What is Insight Insight and the Four Noble Truths Modes of Insight and Ways of Looking The Inevitability of Fabrication Insight into Voidness Seeing the Emptiness of Things A Range of Means 1 A gradually deepening inuiry into fabrication of the self and of all experience 2 Realizing the impossibility of inherent existence Intuitions and intimations of emptiness05 Sam dhi and its Place in Insight Practice I The Blessings of Sam dhi A Resource for the Whole of the Path The confidence to let go Countless gifts beyond meditation The Significance of Sam dhi for Insight Practices Preparing the soil supporting insights to take root II A Wise Relationship to Sam dhi Practice So much is being cultivated seeing the bigger icture Tending to the elements which support sam dhi Playfulness and experimentation are key A wise attitude to the hindrances III A Few More Subtle Points about Sam dhi Practice Common Difficulties Subtle hindrances Feelings of tightness Modes of Attention Probing and receiving Playing with the intensity of attention Sensitive to the whole body Working with Feelings of Pleasure and with the Subtle Body Encouraging feelings of well being Towards unification Steadiness of feeling is important than strength Suffusing and saturating the whole body Unblocking and smoothing out the subtle body energies IV The Relation Between Sam dhi and Insight Insight brings sam dhi A fluid balance between sam dhi and insight Sam dhi and fabrication Risks of AttachmentPart III Setting Out06 Emptiness that s Easy to See Social Conventions The voidness of countries. In this ground breaking and seminal work esteemed Buddhist teacher Rob Burbea lays out an original and comprehensive approach to deepening insight Starting from simple and easily accessible understandings of emptiness Burbea resents a uniue conception of the De obotliga optimisternas klubb path along which he escorts theractitioner gradually through the careful structure of the work into ever mystical levels of insight Thr. Seeing That Frees

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Ss jh nas Fading Opens Choices Of insight ways of looking and sam dhi The malleability of erceptions Seeing Dependent Fading Opens Up Emptiness as the Middle Way The Freedom of Different Ways of Looking Practice Viewing henomena as empty because they fade dependently20 Love Emptiness and the Healing of the Heart The Colouring and Shaping of Experiences Of others Of the world Karma and the malleability of Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion perception Emptiness and ethical care Deeper Insights From Love Seeing Fading Through Mett and Compassion Practice Directing love towardshenomena Fading Fabrication and Healing the Past A uestion of catharsis The Code Name: Silence power of views and beliefs Shapeableasts Open mindedness and levels of view21 Buildings and their Building Blocks Deconstructed The Illusion of Just Being The Emptiness of Clinging and of Mind States The Voidness of the Aggregates Mutual Dependency and the Emptiness of Cause and Effect Practice Contemplating the emptiness of clingingPart VII Further Adventures Further Findings22 No Thing Different Tracks to a Conviction in Emptiness An Inuiry into Parts and Wholes Practice The emptiness of Und Schuf Mir Einen Götzen: Lehrjahre Eines Kommunisten parts and wholes The Emptiness of the Body and of Material Forms The Neither One Nor Many Reasoning Practice Neither one nor many 23 The Nature of Walking The Unfindability of Beginnings and Endings The Unfindability of Walking Resting in enjoying and consolidating the view Practice Analysing walking and finding it empty Subtle dukkha and sweet relief Beyond Motion Process and Change24 Emptiness Views and the Sustenance of Love Opening Love Through Loosening the Self view Practice Deepening mett and compassion by fabricating less self The View of the Other Practice Searching for the object of negative feeling Practice Using the aggregates to recognize commonality Ways of looking at the other in mett and compassionractices Practice Viewing the object of love and compassion in different ways Voidness and the Spectrum of Love Giving and the Emptiness of What Is Given Dedicating merit Exchanging self and other Creative lay in ractice Practice Exchanging self and other Emptiness and EuanimityPart VIII No Traveller No Journey The Nature of Mind and of Time25 Emptiness and Awareness 2 Mind as mirror Vast Awareness as Source of all things Stepping stones to Deeper Insight Mind Only and the unfindability of mind Awareness is void for it is dependent on what is empty Mutual dependency a mystical groundlessness Practice Meditating on the mutual emptiness of consciousness and erception26 About Time Two Analytical Meditations This moment is neither one nor many Diamond slivers Practice This moment is neither one nor many Practice Diamond Slivers this moment does not truly arise Time and Mutual Dependency Interdependent notions Clinging and concoction Self things time Time is dependent on what is empty Beyond Permanent and Impermanent The True Nature of Things Practice Approaches to the emptiness of time27 Dependent Origination 2 The illusion of elements of mind Sa kh r and avijj Subtle dependent origination No ground no centre Practice Meditating on the voidness of attention and of the elements of mind Practice Meditating on the mutual emptiness of subject object and time Practice Contemplating the dependencies of sa kh r and consciousness Entering the Mystery of Dependent Co Arising28 Dependent Cessation The Unfabricated The Deathless Conceptions of the Unfabricated Words Pointing Beyond Words Skilful Conceiving Cessation and Insight Insight Is Empty Too Practice Meditating on the emptiness of insightPart IX Like a Dream Like a Magician s Illusion29 Beyond the Beyond Beyond All Duality The Nature Of duality The nature of a Skill in view Practice Viewing appearances knowing that avijj is void Practice Meditating on the emptiness of fabricating30 Notions of the Ultimate Beyond emptiness The avijj is void Practice Meditating on the emptiness of fabricating30 Notions of the Ultimate Beyond emptiness The of emptiness and appearances31 An Empowerment of Views The fullness of emptiness A radical openingA Word of GratitudeBibliographyIndex This is an extremely detailed meditation manual on emptiness ractices that really moves from material accessible to any beginning meditator to the most advanced ractitioners Burbea who has over a decade of experience guiding meditation students in these ractices has a knack for The Wapshot Scandal presenting instructions with clarity andrecision so that they are easy to follow on the cushion and he s similarly helpful in The NIGHT. Erotischer Roman presentingossible he s similarly helpful in resenting ossible along the way He s also well versed in Western Dark Alchemy (Dark Alchemy, philosophy as well as the Buddhist tradition so he writes with an awareness of how these concepts need to beresented to the Western mind I think a good way to live one s life might be to exist in a constant state of readingre reading this book I ll make it a goal to have my thoughts alight on it at least a little every day as often as I can A ound of magic mushrooms disguised as textI m reminded of Sir Francis Bacon s uip Some books are to be tasted others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested Burbea s work here is beyond even that last category this is a book that must be chewed and digested and in the rocess of this digestion one discovers to their amazement that the book was digesting them methodically demolishing one s sense of self and world It was reading itself all along The book s greatest weakness is that Burbea has Die fremde Stadt: Breslau nach 1945 packed a lifetime of techniue andractice into so few ages Its barrage of insight can be overwhelming After finishing a chapter one is left dizzy feeling that they ought spend a month or year experimenting and integrating it This is THE book for the modern secular dharma ractitioner to The Dreamer Wakes (The Story of the Stone practically modify theirerceptions of reality and liberate their mind Unlike many other books which merely talk about emptiness or liberation this book Rivers Last Longer provides manyractices with detailed instructions on what to do to realize emptiness sunyata for yourself Leaving no stone unturned Rob Burbea addresses all the nuances of contemplative ractice and the many subtle traps along the way This is for the serious student of the ath I read a review where someone described this as A The Eat-Clean Diet Cookbook: Great-Tasting Recipes that Keep You Lean! pound of magic mushrooms disguised as textThey were not wrong One of the best books I ever read on this often difficult to grasp this abstract notion Brillian. Eper into the territory of liberation From the Foreword by Joseph GoldsteinRob Burbea in this remarkable bookroves to be a wonderfully skilled guide in exploring the understanding of emptiness as the key insight in transforming our lives It is rare to find a book that explores so deeply the Witchcraft for Tomorrow philosophical underpinnings of awakening at the same time as offering theractical means to realize it. Conditioned views of worth Including body and emotions in reflective ractice Practice Opening to freedom and strength through reflection Seeing the Holes in Things Deconstructing differences Different ways of looking Practice Opening to freedom and strength through reflection Seeing the Holes in Things Deconstructing differences Different ways of looking what is helpful A way of looking is than a reflection Practice Beginning deconstruction The elements of experience What Was That All About Practice Investigating what is being fabricated through the hindrances Seeing Spaciousness Practice Beginning to notice space07 An Understanding of Mindfulness Staying at Contact Practice Staying at contact Abstractions Concepts and Bare Attention Practice uestioning abstractions and generalizations Practice Bare attention The Simplification of Attention A Wise Attention to the Emotions in the Body Differentiating the emotions Rolling Thunder present Focusing on just the vedan in the emotional body Practice Choosing a simpler object of attention Dot to Dot Practice Dot to dot 08 Eyes Wide Open Seeing Causes and Conditions Beginning to Understand Self Construction Blame as a Constriction of View Opening the Vision Conditions are inner outerast and Ye Castle Stinketh: Could You Survive Living in a Castle? present Guilt remorse and responsibility A web of inter dependence The way of looking is always a significant condition Practice Ending blame through recognizing the confluence of conditions09 Stories Personalities Liberations Respecting the self Something about stories uestioning self construction Imprisoned in self definitions Practice Examining and loosening self definitions Freeing the expressions of self10 Dependent Origination 1 Of sub loops and manifold connections A Map for Relieving Dukkha Recognizing sa kh r Attending to craving and to vedan Two strategies Practice A skilful tolerating of craving Practice Focusing on vedan to temper the force of craving Some otherossibilities Softening the view Self and Phenomena A Mutual Construction The Need to Probe DeeperPart IV On Deepening Roads11 The Experience of Self Beyond Personality The Sense of Self A spectrum There is always some kind of self sense We need to comprehend states of less self construction Practice Noticing the sense of self The Conception of Self The teaching of the aggregates Possible conceptions of self12 Three More Liberating Ways of Looking 1 Anicca Noticing Anicca at a Relatively Gross Level Practice Awareness of change at an everyday level Perceiving Moment to Moment Impermanence An example The atterning of sound Including the distracted mind Attention can be both narrow and broad Other objects The sensations of the body and the other hysical senses Vedan Thoughts Intentions The totality of objects Consciousness More to Mention About Seeing Moment to moment Anicca An invigorating Bootie and the Beast practice Theossibility of noting No need to ress for a erception of rapidity Anicca and the ultimate truth Practice Attending to anicca moment to moment The Heart s Responses to Impermanence Of Death and Vast Time Practice Viewing experience from the erspective of death and vast time13 Three More Liberating Ways of Looking 2 Dukkha Dukkha Method 1 Holy discontent and holy disinterest Letting go means letting be Practice Viewing henomena as dukkha moment to moment Dukkha Method 2 Recognizing Craving Ways of Relaxing the Craving Relaxing the body Using other ways of looking An alternative approach Fully allowing welcoming More About the Second Dukkha Method Settling the citta Releasing craving is actually doing less Both wider and specifically directed attention are necessary Insights Emerging Dukkha depends on craving Deepening into subtlety Craving and the emptiness of self Practice Relaxing the relationship with The Art of Mary Beth Edelson phenomena14 Three More Liberating Ways of Looking 3 Anatt Developing the Anatt Practice Externalossessions The material body Gradually expanding the range of the *practice Consciousness Even subtle henomena Some Tips and Reflections about Anatt Meditation * Consciousness Even subtle henomena Some Tips and Reflections about Anatt Meditation Motivational Perspectives on Chronic Pain possibleerceptions Skilful responses to aversion and grasping The curious roblem of the kink in the carpet Engendering the erception of not self Strengthening the not self view Working with the Sense of Release in Insight Practice Practice Seeing what is external as not mine Practice Regarding the aggregates as anatt moment to moment Of Fear and Loathing in Emptiness Practices Three Characteristics Three Avenues of Insight Unfolding15 Emptiness and Awareness 1 A Vastness of Awareness Supporting this kind of openness Practice A vastness of awareness Beginning to Inuire into Experiences This vastness of awareness is still an object in awareness Openings of erception as skilful ways of looking An Alternative Approach No Difference in Substance A few oints about Puta practising this second method uestioning conclusions Practice No difference in substance A Skilful Use of Views Two opposite views but bothowerful both helpful Maturing through 伝説の勇者の伝説 5 出来心の後始末 practicePart V Of Highways and Byways16 The Relationship with Concepts in Meditation Bare attention suchness and things as they are Attachment to not knowing Attachment to simplicity uestioningredilections The demands of decisiveness The Transcending of Concepts PracticeInuiry Attitudes to using thought and concepts in meditation17 The Impossible Self The Argument of the Sevenfold Reasoning Developing a Personal Understanding and Conviction Working in Meditation Creativity and fluidity in the Killer Games practice Practice The sevenfold reasoning in meditation18 The Dependent Arising of Dualities No Preferences Practice Noreferences Seeing the Emptiness of Duality 1 Recognizing How Dualities are Fabricated Exaggerating through clinging Artificially separating continua Solidifying what is not solid Developing a Liberating Way of Looking Practice Seeing dualities as empty because fabricated The need for sensitivity in ractice a reminder 2 Understanding the Mutual Dependence of Dualities Practice Seeing dualities as empty because mutually dependentPart VI Radical Discoveries19 The Fading of Perception Cessation and reality A fuller understanding of dependent origination Insight into Fading Brings the Possibility of a More Powerful Way of Looking Emptiness and the Jh nas Understanding the jh nas as stages of rogressively less fabrication Insights from the formless realms Using insight to access the formle. Ough its recise instructions illuminating exercises and discussions that address the subtleties of both ractice and understanding Seeing That Frees opens up for the committed meditator all the Cocksure profundity of the Buddha’s radical teachings on emptiness This is a book that will take time to digest and will serve as a lifelong companion on theath leading the reader as it does Beyond the Cliffs of Kerry (Bold Women of the 18th Century, progressively de.