Emptiness Series Talk 1 Not Self Experience

Excerpt from Ajahn Amaro’s talk on not-self experience 1:18:23 – 1:23:10: “…(when) engaging…in meditation, and things come together in such a way that you have a very clear moment, and…in that moment everything is… obvious to the mind…there’s a very...

Neutral Feeling as an Entry Point to Not-Self

Intensely pleasurable contacts often trigger desire and grasping. That reaction creates tension and solidifies a sense of a “me” having this contact. Neutral feeling, though, offers an opening to a radically different experience, to equanimity, peace, and seeing that...

Bliss Resulting From Transcending the Self, Part 2 of 2

This talk focuses on correcting the misperception that an enduring “me” can be found in the maelstrom of mental and material states. The process begins with recognizing when the feeling of a “self” arises. Deconstructing the misperception of a...