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Contingency is emptiness Which, contingently configured, Is the middle way. — Nagarjuna “Emptiness is not a state but a way. Not only is it inseparable from the world of contingencies, it too is “contingently configured.” To experience emptiness is not … Continue reading
Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 3: Fill The Emptiness. Day 27: Samadhi — Enlightenment, Bliss, Emptiness.
Samadhi – eternal bliss, the union with God, enLIGHTenment, ultimate destination of any spiritual seeker… yet something that is unattainable if we strive for it. This beautiful, thought provoking, perspective shifting documentary by Daniel Schmidt is dedicated to one of the … Continue reading
Beauty evolves from emptiness into form… all things “unfold” from a fertile, self-organizing, and living Void whose inherent structural patterns are echoed and embodied in all the ten thousand things. — Christopher Alexander
When the emptiness practice (the Dark Night of the Soul) becomes too much and you start losing faith, trust and practice the White Wolf Meditation by Loner Wolf. Make yourself comfortable, breathe deeply, slowly, close your eyes and follow the … Continue reading
To literally fill yourself with light, practice this Kundalini meditation. It is an equivalent of high intensity physical workout, but for spirit, so you are unlikely to master it immediately. Ideally you need to sit still for an hour, but … Continue reading
To fill emptiness (yourself) with light, try chanting. Chanting, also known as kirtan, is a type of sound healing, a powerful practice to release, reset and surrender. I chant when I am worried, scared, stressed or in need of re-centering. … Continue reading
Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 3: Fill The Emptiness. Day 22: Complete Stillness Leads To Complete Awakening.
In the Perfect Penetration Through Hearing practice, you simply listen without attachment to sound, to silence, or to the contrast between the two; there’s no attachment at all. If you are able to listen in this way, you will eventually … Continue reading
…every craftsman searches for what’s not there to practice his craft. A builder looks for the rotten hole where the roof caved in. A water carrier picks the empty pot. A carpenter stops at the house with no door. Workers … Continue reading
Reflect, journal or meditate on this: HOW DO YOU FILL THE EMPTINESS?
When you feel the familiar chill of the void opening within you, the deafening vibration of the growing vacuum, the infinite sinkhole of the Big Empty, don’t do what you usually do – run away, fill the emptiness, scratch the … Continue reading