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    Holding Both the Ultimate and the Conventional

    A talk by Ajahn Amaro (approx. 17 minutes)




    Any comments about what he had to say are welcome.


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    I am not used to listening to anyone speaking as slowly as he was in this video. One feeling was impatience. Another a feeling of relaxation and peace. Felt intolerance arising. Boredom followed. Had to leave to attend my Kazoo lessons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olderon View Post
    I am not used to listening to anyone speaking as slowly as he was in this video. One feeling was impatience. Another a feeling of relaxation and peace. Felt intolerance arising. Boredom followed. Had to leave to attend my Kazoo lessons.

    Oops, I forgot to mention that its a reflection from a meditation retreat at Amaravati Monastery -but I still think its worth listening to in order to find a peaceful mental space in our thought filled busy lives.

    https://www.amaravati.org/audio/hold...-conventional/

    Excerpt:

    Quote Originally Posted by Ajahn Amaro

    Let go of attachment to individuality...to time...to place...to awaken to that dimension of our body which is timeless and unlocated, selfless... This very quality of awakened awareness doesn't exist in time, its not a person, not a self....


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