Session VII

Session VII Richard Gere: “Essence love is wide open and without bias. . . We can find it in ourselves because that’s who we are. It is our birthright as human beings. . . it can be covered over and confused such that we cannot recognize it or feel it. So we spend our...

Session VI

Session VI Here’s a short VR film produced by Jordan Quaglia on Richie’s Plank. Funny, revelatory. What is real? Quotes for the week: Ken Wilber:  Different phenomenological worlds—real worlds—come into being with each new level of consciousness development. . . ....

Session V

Session V There seems to be a great deal of interest on states vs structures of consciousness, a massive topic IMO that is massively important, and just as massively not well known. For a look at the difference between Waking Up and Growing Up, see John Welwood (who...

Session IV

Session IV Suzuki Roshi: “When you do something, you should do it with your whole body and mind; you should be concentrated on what you do. You should do it completely, like a good bonfire. You should not be a smoky fire. You should burn yourself completely. If you do...

Session III

Session III Alaan de Botton commenting on Camus, “The Plague”: “Plagues are merely concentrations of a universal precondition, dramatic instances of a perpetual rule that all human beings are vulnerable to being randomly exterminated at any time, by a virus, an...

Session II

Session II A teaching and prayer from Dzogchen Rinpoche: This virus crushes our mountainous pride.This virus slays our lustful greed.This virus awakens us from our ignorant sleep.This virus reminds us of our renunciation and sorrow.This virus reminds us of death and...
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