So we have read some Buddhism and clinging is bad, right?  Well, it can give rise to suffering, yeah?   Taking this further, desiring the goal (Nibbana) and seeking peace through clinging to the path, this is wrong too, huh?   It looks, on the surface, as if we […]

Clinging to the path

Yesterday, once more, I was struck by the suffering of impermanence, when I had to say goodbye to an old meditation companion seen in the photo.  This brought home some reality to two topics. Precept on Killing Since my feline (formally feral) mediation friend was put to sleep by the […]

Goodbye old friend – anicca once more

Seat by the tree
So here we are again for an hour of peace and stillness in the garden under the usual tree.   When I say peaceful, that does exclude the frequent visits from curious feral cats that live here, our very much free range hens and two mini-ponies munching around the long grass […]

Sadness Part 1 – Enigmatic init

  So a little light bedtime reading anyone.  I can highly recomend the mid-length suttas and dipping into the others but you need a roadmap 🙂 A lot of suttas, commentary and other material is available online – I will add a links page…

Light Reading