The Ultimate

The Buddha explained that views and craving stitch together a “me” from the maelstrom of life. Even though the “self” is a source of great suffering and is the final barrier to ultimate freedom and bliss, nevertheless, we find it hard to let go of it. Out...

A Cave As a Metaphor For the Body

Over time, with continued training, we see the 5-aggregates of clinging as not-self, ephemeral, and sources of suffering. With these insights, we naturally wish to cast off the aggregates and turn the mind to the Unconditioned.