Direct Experience

1898638_10202499444141234_1913807302_oNeither solidity, fluidity, heat, nor motion find any footing;

no sun, no moon, nor star ever shines there;

there is neither light nor is there any darkness.

When the Noble Ones, through stilling of all elaboration,

quieting all mental formations, directly experience this,

then are they freed from both form and formlessness,

they are released from both pleasure and pain, and go beyond suffering.

—Buddha Shakyamuni, Udana

 

About Tashi Nyima

I am a Dharma student, and aspire to be a companion on the path. I trust that these texts can offer a general approach and basic tools for practicing the Buddha's way to enlightenment. ||| Soy un estudiante del Dharma, y aspiro a ser un compañero en el sendero. Espero que estos textos ofrezcan a algunos un mapa general y herramientas básicas para la práctica del sendero a la iluminación que nos ofrece el Buda.
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One Response to Direct Experience

  1. paulfarma says:

    Thank you.PKL

    Great Middle Way 於 2014年08月5日 (週二) 2:09 AM 寫道﹕

    WordPress.com Tashi Nyima posted: “Neither solidity, fluidity, heat, nor motion find any footing; no sun, no moon, nor star ever shines there; there is neither light nor is there any darkness. When the Noble Ones, through stilling of all elaboration, quieting all mental formati”

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