By Jack Kornfield, Paul Breiter
Buddhist grasp Achaan Chah spent years meditating in a woodland monastery of Thailand. This awesome ebook displays his easy and robust message in addition to the quiet, pleased Buddhist perform of dhudanga, or "everyday mindfulness," with profound insights for the West.
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That their perception of this world is different than the rest of humankind is obvious. Perception dictates expectation. Do they somehow tap into the world of quantum mechanics? Are they able to see the subtle workings of creation and realize that life, as it opens to our senses, is but a small part of the majesty and wholeness of creation? The answer is as plain as the nose on your face. How plain is the nose on my face? Let’s take a peek. From where I look out upon the world my nose is not very obvious at all.
CHAPTER 4 How Time Works “When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute—and it’s longer than any hour. ” Albert Einstein Time is not on my side As it turns out, our security is intimately tied to how we view time. And how we view time depends on how well we know Self. When we are conscious of Self we are secure. When we are not conscious of Self we become insecure and our feelings, thoughts and actions reflect that insecurity.
That’s right, if you get bored it is because things are not going the way you are forcing them to go. Life loses its newness, becomes stale and uninteresting and you become bored. A child doesn’t get board until she learns to set goals and get upset when she doesn’t achieve them. Until then, a pot and a spoon will inspire her for hours. While I am observing I am also doing. But get the order straight: Observe the Self and then perform an action. Remember: Be then do. Doing is a natural result of observing.
A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah by Jack Kornfield, Paul Breiter