(by Ninja) Erasing the imprints of childhood trauma can certainly make us happier and more balanced, but how do we understand this from a spiritual perspective? In other words, how has imprinting affected our ability to meditate and reach for enlightenment?
(by Ninja) Balance, we are not born with it. What about spiritual balance? “Pure and simple, balance is happiness—happiness in spiritual practice, happiness while meditating, happiness while working, while playing, in pleasure and pain, in sickness and in health, in life and in death, in all circumstances. That’s balance.”
Este grupo de conferencias, por Rama, el Dr. Frederick P. Lenz, es un resumen, una compresión de conocimiento que representa una enorme cantidad de sabiduría. Los temas incluyen: meditación, budismo, poder, balance, sabiduría, iluminación, felicidad personal, reencarnación, éxito profesional, milagros, meditación intermedia, y El ciclo de la iluminación.
The Enlightenment Cycle talk set, recorded by Rama - Dr. Frederick P. Lenz in 1992, is essential coursework for students of American Buddhism. These 12 talks are a summation of Rama's teachings.
"What I term Tantric Zen, I could also refer to as old Zen, the original face of Zen, or new Zen, contemporary Zen practice -- no mind, the mirror of existence. Zen is meditation, the actual experience of life -- directly, immediately, with no buffers." -- Rama
"So how can you possibly be happy? That's why you've got to study Zen. Or something. I mean call it what you want to, but it has to be a way in which you can discover you, so you cannot distinguish yourself from anything or anyone else. Because you, as we both know, think you're somebody, and that's where the problem begins. Because you're really not somebody, you're everybody." Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz
"What makes us happy is contact with Light. As you have experiences with the inner light, which are gained through the practice of meditation and Buddhism, it immediately delights you." Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz
The Enlightenment Cycle talks, recorded by Rama - Dr. Frederick Lenz in 1992, are must-have coursework for students of American Buddhism. This book of twelve transcribed talks is a summation, a compressing of knowledge that contains an vast body of information. While each talk covers many subjects, within each discourse is a potent kernel of wisdom that grows upon each reading. Available on paperback and on Kindle.