In the first place… – Nina

Softly spoken

Your ear is chosen

Secret whispers warm as june breeze

Lightly along your neck caressed

Heavy are your eyelids

Slight grin, as you

Laid down beside me

In these clouds

We are high above sky

Breathing a heavenly breathe

Not a care in the world

Not that we’re from it

In the first place.

Why are things not self and what is your true self? – Lama Shenpen Hookham — Essence of Buddhism

At 4 min 30 sec, Lama Shenpen Hookham clarifies the teaching of anatta (nonself) in Buddhism: Lama Shenpen Hookham – Nonself (Anatta) vs True Self And when we talk about nonself – what is not self – I think it’s a big problem in the way Buddhists talk about “no self” to be honest. I […]

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