Review: Mindfulness of feelings and mind

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Part of a series of teachings on A Presentation of the Establishment of Mindfulness by Gyalwa Chokyi Gyaltsen.

  • A review of question 10 from the first quiz
  • How feelings themselves do not have any inherent existence
  • Feelings create the craving and clinging which create karma
  • Mind is clarity and awareness; formless, not material, no color or shape
  • Emotions arise due to other causes and conditions
  • True cessation possible because can remove the afflictions
  • Mind cannot be both the subject and the object; cannot be inherently existent
  • Mindfulness of mind guides us to realization of selflessness of persons
  • Focus on impermanent nature of the mind helps us realize selflessness of phenomena

Four Establishments of Mindfulness 18: Meditations on the mind (download)

1-27-11 A Presentation of the Establishment of Mindfulness by Gyalwa Chokyi Gyaltsen

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