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A Trackless Path II 13

Continued discussion of “The Wisdom Experience of Ever-Present Good;” ordinary mind; danger of dullness; when goal-seeking arises, return to the body; why texts were deliberately hidden


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Pointing Out Instructions 7

Satori, enlightenment, and laypeople; parallels with martial arts training; what compassion is really like; commentary on Aspirations for Mahamudra.


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Pointing Out Instructions 6

The problems of idealizing; seeing the mirror; awareness; commentary on Aspirations for Mahamudra.


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Pointing Out Instructions 4

Consequences of ignoring what arises from meditation; what is meant by sentient beings are infinite, I vow to save them all; comments on Verse on the Faith Mind; questions from participants; sky-gazing instructions.


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Buddhahood Without Meditation 7

The story of tea; commentary and questions on The Wisdom Experience of Ever-Present Good and understanding apparent contradictions in the text.


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Chaos and Clarity 7

Explanation of purposes behind a paired exercise held earlier in day, reading from the Diamond Sutra’s passage on being ruled or not ruled by objects, expansion on various commentaries regarding above passage, Q&A regarding material covered during the retreat