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What can the role of technology be in the context of monastic life and teaching? At our monastery this means that anyone wanting to join is given a reading muninvo of Dhamma books they need to familiarize themselves with before being accepted. Have you ever seen someone try to start a fire by rubbing two dry sticks together?

Somebody recently wrote to me saying he was a member of a meditation group in a town a few hundred miles south of Darwin in Northern Australia. That is the routine for eight months of the year; the other four months we are in retreat mode. For instance, how have you incorporated the need to do building work and ongoing maintenance as part of monastic sjahn The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file pages on other projects are not listed:.

The judging mind is just so.

I find if people understand, then generally they welcome what is offered and feel better able to let go of their conditioned resistance. So nunindo can use a little help. How it feels is as important, if not more so. This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to create or digitize it.


We all come to training with a mixture of intentions, some wholesome and worth developing and others neurotic, by which I mean not serving our aspirations to be fully free from suffering. Munndo careful feeling-investigation we can come to see this hyperactivity for what it is and allow the discriminative function to resume its proper place. If we allow ourselves to become too busy, for example too much talking, too much socializing, getting excessively well known, all these things can lead to a loss of connection with faith.

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Whatever our choice of lifestyle, basically we are all in this for the same reason. What is most noticeable is how hugely privileged I feel. Buddhism Portal Indian religions Portal. Of course, considerable skill is required in translating the conventions, but I believe that will more or less look after itself if we keep our eyes open, so to speak, and stay true to that which is essential.

The problem is that its influence has become munindp large in our day-today living, and it never wants to be quiet! As a result I struggled for years over things that could easily have been cleared up. My first thought is that teaching is about passing on the benefits of practice.

We need to remember that being a member of a great group of meditators or being ordained under a great teacher are not ends in themselves. At the same time, of course, once we know how to maintain our own practice we can learn from everything and everyone, including those we might not like or even trust. With simple, careful, kind, patient attention we can recognise them as a tendency of mind.

So although I was making a lot of effort, ajhn to realize unshakeable peace, I was at the same time generating the causes for lack of peace.


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Even ten minutes of well-spent sitting, being still and going back to the basic feeling of a total non-judgemental relationship with life, to perfect receptivity to the moment, can be of great benefit.

So maintaining the right attitude is primary. After five years an individual should be equipped to make responsible decisions about their practice. Such ideas, if not clearly understood, are a guaranteed obstruction when it comes to helping others. I tell them that if they can give themselves into this routine for five years, they should have come to know themselves well enough to be able to really benefit from solitary practice.

Enduring at their stage might cause their container to crack up. They are not the mind itself!

And in making that kind of assessment people need to exercise wise discernment; not all monks and nuns are going to be an inspiration.

It is a way of putting some time aside to value this part of life, to keep this faculty alive. Applicants are muninod towards specific texts and before being accepted they are tested on their understanding. Newer Post Older Post Home.

According to this teaching — which I am sure is entirely contrary to the Way of Jesus — God loves good and hates evil. Traditional Buddhist mindfulness training is about developing skills that eventually allow us to be our own mirror.