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Dharmabyte: Mind is Not the Enemy

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 7 Jan, 2021 - 06:00

Nagabodhi explores a common misconception about how we’re supposed to stop all thought in meditation. Thought more generally can be very useful and could even be said to be one of the things that makes us human, but it becomes a problem when it runs away with itself and we start living in a ‘secondary reality’ most of the time. 

From the talk entitled Direct Experience, part of the series The Two Arrows: Dukkha to Insight given...

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FBA Podcast: Using Your Head

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 5 Oct, 2019 - 14:00

To succeed at anything, we need to think; to go about it in a way that’s actually going to work. Vadanya examines different metaphors that help us to bring our reasoning and wisdom into action to make spiritual progress. He highlights the importance of creating the right conditions to grow and flourish, particularly the importance of spiritual friendship.

Part 5 in the ‘Path to Awakening’ Sangha night series at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, 2019.

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FBA Podcast: Inquisitive Mind, Thinking and Awakening

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 5 May, 2018 - 12:29

This FBA Podcast is called ‘Inquisitive Mind, Thinking and Awakening’.

Here Yashobodhi talks about the relationship between thinking and insight. As long as we have a brain, we will have thoughts. Some of these thoughts are helpful. Some not so much. Becoming aware of thoughts is a good start. Whatever next?

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