The “self” is actually rapidly stitched together mental phenomena. When alertness is able to identify distinct “frames” of consciousness, we discover there is no enduring “me” to be found.

Underlying Tendencies in the Mind

Tendencies in our minds can get in the way of becoming fully free because they make us vulnerable to the hindrances. These proclivities support a sense of self and, therefore, distort our perception of reality. Through meditation we can see past these distortions into...