Gathering Wool from one's own daily practise

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Re: Gathering Wool from one's own daily practise

Post by bodhi » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:35 pm

At one point while sitting today I had an unusual feeling that my sense of self was just barley hanging on and that if I could just let go a bit more it would fall away. It was just a feeling, my sense of self held firm :| , was a good sit though.

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Re: Gathering Wool from one's own daily practise

Post by Dan74 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:56 pm

fuki wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:41 pm
2 vows today;

stop lending money to ppl you know you wont get back anyway (said that a 100 times and a few thousand bucks later but who knows perhaps this is the day I learn)

and stop making music for the deaf.
Vow #3: stop making vows you know you ain't gonna keep ;)

Besides the deaf are the ones perhaps in the most need of music. Don't stop. Give up but dont stop.

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Re: Gathering Wool from one's own daily practise

Post by Caodemarte » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:58 am

Dan74 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:56 pm
Vow #3: stop making vows you know you ain't gonna keep ;)

Besides the deaf are the ones perhaps in the most need of music. Don't stop. Give up but dont stop.

Or just keep fulfilling the impossible vows over and over again.

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Re: Gathering Wool from one's own daily practise

Post by fuki » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:47 pm

Dan74 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:56 pm

Vow #3: stop making vows you know you ain't gonna keep ;)
Thanks Dan, Cao, Friends.

I already forgot about it, it wasn't a vow as I read it now, merely thinking, the error of thinking there's a presence (present) of mind (and hence time/space) instead of a function, thus a self-referential moment which entered this forum. Such "vows" are pretty useless since they dont come from the heart but from thoughts, and all thoughts about doing and not doing whether its about money or music are from the past (attachments), eventhough there's no such thing. There's no such thing as braking or keeping vows, apart from the thought of it, true vows are "timeless" as it is timeless there cannot be any thought about vows arising.

Thanks for allowing the observation, you guys rock ;)
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