Is this the perfect cure for the ills of attachment: the pain-killer of detachment?
from the first moment of meditation we have a chance to question our assumptions - or to follow them blindly into the confusion they generate
In the teeth of their stampede I'm holding my flag high, for any with little dust in their eyes.
Siddhartha, the Buddha-to-be, had a particular and extreme upbringing. What can we learn from comparing his life with our own?
Our underlying nature is fearlessness - having nothing to defend, being nothing vulnerable. How can we offer others this peace?
Is sacredness something real? What is holy in a person, place or object? Can we find this in the pragmatic and experiential sphere of Dharma?
Who inspired your Path to Awakening? It's a trail of helping hands...
Is praying a denial of karma? Results without a cause?
What is, and what is not, enlightenment? Don't get off at the wrong stop!
Be careful about equating the ability to calm thinking with being a Buddhist master. How much freedom from thinking do we need, to reach the jewel of understanding which then makes thinking not a problem? We could spend years manipulating our mind into thought-free states unnecessarily.