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Gateless Gatecrashers

PsiSo, yes we say and write I, meyou etc, this is a way to communicate, it is inherent in language, but it gatfcrashers not gatecrxshers there is a self, or me, or I. Rather, an at-will ability to see that the self is slippery and nowhere to be found is enough.

So, in other words, I think, it is possible that there gqtecrashers many strange and unknown phenomenon that we, as humans do not yet either understand or can not yet come into direct contact with, i.

Social Media Donate Contact Friends. I think this arises because there is still the ego mental formation in existence, and if the ego mental formation is negated intellectually, yet still exists, this is a paradox for the mind, and it will spin in bewilderment.

Preview — Gateless Gatecrashers by Ilona Ciunaite. In reference to the heard, only the heard.

Varying degrees and interpretations of the same cloth. Lists with This Book. Gatelrss, what I think they do, is to teach the methods to understand anatta for oneself, little by little, piece by piece.


I’m sure there are some people who it might push past the breaking point, but I think it’s wrong to just call it stream entry.

We encourage relevant and thought-provoking submissions. Would I qualify for having crashed what they call the Gateless Gate?

Blue Red Minimal Poster All. This couples to the two other Cs, dukkha suffering and anicca impermanencein that because we take it to be permanent and unchanging we suffer when we experience that it isn’t. Buddhism submitted 5 gatecrasherw ago by federvar. What is really cool is that the Buddha’s quote from the suttas you posted.

I have been prompted with a lot of questions and asked to make observations designed to get to that point where I “get it. I jumped through their hoops to see what it was about, and I’ve got to know many who’ve ‘passed through the gateless gate’. Same as languages has the word leprechaun and unicorn, we can use these wordsbut it does not prove it is there.


So the problem here is that 1 is, in my opinion, a low standard, so 2 is a dead end. You’ve questioned how to do it. I have been reading thru the Brutal Beginnings book.

I’m impressed with their methods and was helped both by the “Direct Pointing” method and the “Deep Looking” method that Illona and co. So, I’m curious and would like to know, how do you practice anatta?

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I seem to be gzteless the gradual, wait-for-it-to-soak-in approach. Fred Wahlstrom rated it really liked it Dec 18, Of course many will probably have opinions as to why the similarity. I would prefer to see it integrated into a more comprehensive framework of practise that can move people further along the path once the first and possibly biggest hurdle is over come. If you are inseparable, who’s experiencing?


Completely accessible, totally practical and wholly transparent for all who are interested, Gateless Gatecrashers makes a unique contribution to spiritual literature, and perhaps will lead you – when you are ready – gatecrasherss gatecrash! Definitely not 3rd or 4th. Apparent ‘awakenings’ and ‘insights’ seem to have genuinely occurred in most of the dialogues. Your thoughts are writing you.

Gateless Gatecrashers

The quotes I provided above were illuminating. Look at this dubious and changeable history of a self. Could be that Richard has an experience similar to Gautama or could be that Richard has read from Gautama in the past In another thread, strong evidence was given that Richard once lifted talking points from 2 other Buddhist authors so it is reasonable to assume he has done a fair amount of Buddhist reading The fact that nothing is felt through the senses, however, does not mean that the experience of the goal is a total blank.

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