Awakening Insight, Healing Insight of Mindfulness

Table of Contents

  1. Experiencing and Treasure
  2. Knowing When
  3. The Creator
  4. A Sunflower
  5. Who Is Right?
  6. Upon Encountering Life-Pain
  7. What You See
  8. Life and Death
  9. Police and Thieves
  10. What do a falling apple and a thinking mind have in common?
  11. Anger
  12. I Overdose
  13. A mouse caught in a thought trap
  14. A driver caught in a thought trap
  15. A chicken caught in a thought trap
  16. Seek Pleasure Find Pain
  17. What is difference between what I think it is and what truly it is?
  18. Why is this a cup?
  19. Why is he good?
  20. Why is he bad?
  21. Why I am right but others are not?
  22. A Frequent Flooding
  23. Seeing a cup
  24. Learning Life lessons
  25. Three Great Teachers
  26. Two kinds of substances
  27. Two kinds of thoughts
  28. Two kinds of thoughts: world
  29. Two kinds of people: pleasure
  30. Two kinds of people: meditation
  31. Two kinds of people: pleasure and liberation
  32. Two kinds of people: wanting
  33. Two ways to have pleasure
  34. Thoughts that bring pain in one’s life
  35. Thoughts that heal

 

 

1.      Experiencing and Treasure

What you are experiencing is treasure.

2.      Knowing When

You can not know when you believe to know.

You know when you drop the belief.

3.      The Creator

The one who creates your life.

The one who creates your misery.

The one who creates your happiness.

The creator is you.

4.      A Sunflower

Several men sitting in a circle took a photo of a sunflower in the center. Each of them insists only his photo is correct while the photos of others are wrong.

5.      Who Is Right?

One is right.

So are other people who the one disagrees with.

6.      Upon Encountering Life-Pain

One who seeks the cause of the life-pain in one’s own actions is liberating oneself from the life-pain.

One who blames others is inviting more pain to one’s life.

7.      What You See

What you see is because of what you don’t see.

8.      Life and Death

Life is possible because of death.

Death is possible because of life.

9.      Police and Thieves

Police work according to the laws of a nation.

Thieves work according to the laws of nature.

10.   What do a falling apple and a thinking mind have in common?

Both act according to the law of nature.

11.   Anger

Being angry at others is like blaming and being angry at the weather when a weather forecast failed to predict it correctly.

12.   I Overdose

Just like too much vitamin A in the body becomes toxic, preoccupation of I my me mine in the mind becomes toxic.

13.   A mouse caught in a thought trap

A mouse firmly believes that he will be happy if he eats mouse bait.

14.   A driver caught in a thought trap

A man keeps pressing the break pedal of his car and blaming the car for not running.

He believes that his action is right but the car is wrong.

15.   A chicken caught in a thought trap

A caged chicken who believes that the cage was built for her own happiness is frustrated with not being able to find happiness.

16.   Seek Pleasure Find Pain

Those who seek pleasure find pain.

17.   What is difference between what I think it is and what truly it is?

The one is a concept (mental construct) and the other is not.

18.   Why is this a cup?

Because the mind sees it in that way.

19.   Why is he good?

Because the mind sees it in that way.

20.   Why is he bad?

Because the mind sees it in that way.

21.   Why I am right but others are not?

Because the mind sees it in that way.

22.   A Frequent Flooding

A person who does not know the cause of frequent flooding of his room has to clean up the flooding each time flooded.

A person who takes care of the cause ends the flooding.

23.   Seeing a cup

Seeing a cup is seeing the world.

Touching a cup is touching the world.

24.   Learning Life lessons

When we are not successful in learning life lessons, the universe never fails to provide us another learning opportunity.

25.   Three Great Teachers

Your life, people you disagree with, and this world.

26.   Two kinds of substances

Substances that harm your body

Substances that heal your body when you eat.

27.   Two kinds of thoughts

Thoughts that harm.

Thoughts that heal.

28.   Two kinds of thoughts: world

Thoughts that harm the world.

Thoughts that heal the world.

29.   Two kinds of people: pleasure

One who follows pleasure.

One who pleasure follows.

30.   Two kinds of people: meditation

One who meditates for oneself.

One who meditates for fellow living beings.

31.   Two kinds of people: pleasure and liberation

One who seeks pleasure.

One who is liberated from pleasure.

32.   Two kinds of people: wanting

One who chases what one wants.

One who is liberated from wanting.

33.   Two ways to have pleasure

Seeking pleasure.

Let pleasure follow you.

34.   Thoughts that bring pain in one’s life

Believing oneself is right but wrong are others who the one disagrees.

Wanting to eliminate only the symptoms of life-pain while leaving the cause.

Wanting the world or others to change for one’s own benefits while not wanting to change oneself for the world or others.

Blaming others.

Believing to know what one does not know.

Believing to know the cause of life-pain that one does not know.

Wanting what one can not have.

Wanting to gain from others but have no interest in benefiting them.

Seeing faults of others while blinding to one’s own faults.

Thinking as if one will live forever while heading to death.

35.   Thoughts that heal

Know the contradiction when you are believing to know what you do not know.

Know the contradiction when you are believing to know the cause of life pain that you do not know.

Finding the cause of life pain in one’s own actions instead of blaming others.

Knowing that others who you disagree are also right.

Knowing the cause of life-pain.

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