Bodily sensations are a route to Awakening! Here's the map...
Dictionary #8 meditation
Meditation – Dropping the intention to interact with your experience. Other definitions this time include Insight, dukkha, pray, memory...
Cutting ourselves off from experience
Crazy how we separate the idea of knowing from what is known... we invented that distinction! We split Awareness, our universe of experience, without even realising-- the world and me as two, two who are never going to get on!
That “tree in the forest”
That tree - did it fall if no-one saw it? Depends whether you're asking from a theoretical view of the world, or from direct conscious experience!
Check your understanding of basic Buddhism, with these deft definitions... e.g. RETREAT - advance...
Does sound travel from an object to the self which hears it? Is that our experience - or our theory? Does it matter?
Rattle your cage!
I am sitting here. Is that statement true? Your answer will be useless, unless...
Thinking thinks it thinks about things
Is it a "thing" only because we think it is? Is thing-ness a thought? Then what is reality?
Are we doing meditation?
Insight is meditation doing itself! Can this be true?
Thinking thinks there is an I thinking
If it's only a thought that there is an "I", are we nothing but a causal process?