Post title: Comment on "Mindfulness or Menmitsu?" (from Rutschman-Byler's blog)
(Jun 19 2016 at 01:25 PM)
I finished at least a first draft of a collection of my writing, and titled it A Natural Mindfulness. I did so because I have confidence in the happiness of breathing in and out, and in Gautama's description of his ability to remain in this kind of happiness for seven days at a time.
Turns out it's extremely difficult to convey to someone what it means to act consciously yet without intention. When Gautama spoke o
Post title: Conversation with Apech (Dao Bums)
(May 7 2016 at 01:44 PM)
Apech: I was trying to remember about some research on the pulse in the cerebral fluid which I think you know about. Do you remember this?
MF: http://www.shareguide.com/Upledger.html--that's John Upledger explaining cranial-sacral osteopathy in laymen's terms.
Apech: I have of late
Post title: Consciousness and the Mind
(Apr 13 2016 at 11:39 AM)
In the Pali teachings, there's a distinction between consciousness and the mind: consciousness is said to arise from contact between a sense organ and sense object, while the mind is simply considered to be one of the sense organs. Consciousness, said Gautama, is followed by impact and then by feeling, with regard to each of the six senses (1).
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