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Gradual and sudden enlightenment

Every insight or realization is ‘sudden’, in the sense that —in that precise moment— we understand something we did not see clearly previously. We ‘get it’ now, whereas before we did not. However, arriving at those insights is a gradual … Continue reading

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Me, mine, and the passions

Afflicting emotions —attachment, aversion, and indifference— have their root in the view of the false personal self (“me”), because there is both positive and negative concomitance between the presence of the view of the false self and the presence of … Continue reading

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