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From a Wannabe RYI Alumnus – How ‘bout that?!

Where to start? Why can’t you make a dead man eat? I am not asking a question, definitely not, you are the one who is failing to answer it. Because the consciousness has gone out of it, isn’t it? Yeah. So much to say. *eating chocolate* The subjective experience of the consciousness has nothing to […]

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One Traditional Way of Memorizing

Since I started studying buddhist texts in a more thorough and general way I’ve been curious about the traditional methods of learning and pedagogics used by monastics, and the efficacy of them. Certain practices from a modern outsider’s perspective may seem overly traditional, dated and possibly useless, or at least not the most sensible way […]