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Lengthening Meditation Times

Q&A: Lengthening Meditation Times I have a problem going past 30 minutes. What do I do? Master Culadasa explains how to extend the length of our meditation time.

Brain vs Mind

Q&A: Brain vs Mind What is the difference between the brain and mind? Master Culadasa describes the difference between the brain and mind: There isn’t really two different kinds of …

Is the Hologram a Good Model for Ultimate Reality?

Q&A: Is the Hologram a Good Model for Ultimate Reality? How does the hologram compare to ultimate reality as a model? Master Culadasa discusses the aspects of holographic images that …

The Benefits and Practice of Letting Go.

Q&A: It seems quite provocative to suggest that one just let go of what one is most attached to. What are your views? Master Culadasa explains that letting go of …

Q&A: How to maintain practice in one’s daily life

Question: How does one bring one’s practice to bear, 100% effectively, 100% of the time, with no lapses in attention, poise, tranquility, and natural confidence, in daily waking life? If …

Q&A: Amount of Concentration Needed for Enlightenment

Exactly how much concentration is needed to attain enlightenment? Stable one-pointedness in the degree corresponding to what is known as ‘Access Samadhi’ to some and ‘jhana lite’ to others. Other …

What is Karma?

Q&A: What is Karma? What is karma? Master Culadasa gives the historical background of Sanskrit word “karma” and explains the Buddha’s presentation of karma. How “karma” creates our world and …
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Meditation talks from Culadasa

tmi-archive.com contains talks from Culadasa and is named after his wonderful book.

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