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Nada and Silence in John of the Cross

We have extensively covered the rich apothatic spirituality of John of the Cross in a prior series. Our focus now is on the significance of this Nadayana and its twin sister, Silence. John’s negative path is a cradle of nothingness … Continue reading

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Stifle-it!

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Incessant talk and thought, Keep you far and wide from the Unborn. Severing insipid speech and circuitous ideations, Absolves Mind from these obstacles that hinder Right Cogitation. Few would doubt that we live in a world plagued with too much … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

9.The Dharma-Door of Nonduality We now come to the most famous passage in the whole sutra: Vimalakriti’s Noble Silence. It deserves special consideration. We find all of the Bodhisattvas expounding ad nauseam (all dribbling nonsense) their take on the nature … Continue reading

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