Joy, I Tell You, Joy

The Buddha

Is what you get if you meditate long enough, consistently enough. Once you get reliable access to the consciousness that is always available and the sea that we swim in, you can put your mind in joy any time you want.

It’s pretty remarkable. Teachers warn that this is not necessarily the whole enchilada and against resting content with joy short of full awakening, and I won’t argue, but it does seem sort of like a distinction…

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William B. Turner

William B. Turner

Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.