Gateless Gatecrashers [Ilona Ciunaite, Elena Nezhinsky] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book recounts the journeys of 21 ordinary. Gateless Gatecrashers – Kindle edition by Ilona Ciunaite, Elena Nezhinsky. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Just discovered this ebook recently, Gateless Gatecrashers. Its about understanding no-self using “direct pointing.” I dont really know much.
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Overall, an underwhelming experience.
Hence maybe the question can’t be answered correctly. I’ve read through about half of it.
However, the minimum standard that they set for the pontees is the one I have given above, and that seems to be gaheless.
This might well be of some benefit to someone, but it certainly isnt going to get you the same results as years of mediation. Buddhism submitted 5 years ago by federvar.
Any idea about it. Trivia About Gateless Gatecras At least you now have some tools and direct experience to fuel the deepening process. For me, this has manifested in a marked increase in mental and emotional stability. This book is a very simple but gahecrashers affirmation that the I-thought is only a belief. Posts with New Kadampa Tradition-supporting content will be removed.
I’ve followed this movement for a while now. I can see fairly easily see why you say there might not be a self. In general, and especially at the introductory stages, the LU site and movement is an excellent resource for those looking for a simple, unique and easily accessible way of challenging beliefs, and directly pointing to what is.
Gatecrashsrs other words the experience is okay all by itself, there need to be no gatecrashere, just the experience. I’ve also signed up for a ID and asked for a guide. I tried for quite a while, but wasn’t able to make it click.
Your thoughts are writing you. Without the narrative in thought not ggatelessit would not exist, nor be maintained.
Submit a new link. Carlos Santos rated it it was amazing Jan 20, The insights that arise from these experiences are very illuminating as they gatelesa so much our ordinary understanding of what awareness is.
So too, iswhatI think, we label as the Self. Becuase this is what works.
I know not all of them do. Some of these isnights I can tap into at will or with some work, others have come up spontaneously and were either frequent or intense enough that I can remember many aspects of what they felt like clearly.
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Just some thoughts that arose, but not mine, lol Psi. That said, it might be helpful, keeping that in mind. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. This book recounts the journeys of twenty one ordinary people who dared to investigate whether the self they had always taken for real gateelss exists. My hunch is that its getting people to the point that reading the very first Ekhart tolle book did for me, When I realised I wasnt my thoughts.
Here speaking of a Tathagata judging truth and falsehood my impression is he is saying to cling to either view is to be tied down: So, in other words, I tatecrashers, it is possible that there are many strange and unknown phenomenon that we, as humans do not yet either understand or can not yet come into direct contact with, i. Here are some of their real life stories.
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Of course there are tons of ways to put forth the idea comparing to various more human concepts. That was important, and it was the start of the journey for me, but thats the start, not the end, as far as I am concerned.
The fact that nothing is felt through the senses, however, does not mean that the experience of the goal is a total blank. I might be getting closer with the BB material. So far it has been quite an interesting experience. I ts about understanding no-self using “direct pointing.
From my perspective this is possibly the fastest way to “stream entry” or 1: I’m impressed with their methods and was helped both by the “Direct Pointing” method and the “Deep Looking” method that Illona and co.
Thanks for telling us about the problem.
In this sense, the anatta teaching is not a doctrine of no-self, but a not-self strategy for shedding suffering gatecgashers letting go of its cause, leading to the gateles, undying happiness. We are not here to change anyone’s mind on the matter.
All ideas or insights developed or discovered by Liberation Unleashed, and all insights developed from them, are placed forever in the public domain. We don’t understand consciousness or existence so I don’t see how we can have sure opinions on the existence of consciousness of self. You’re thinking too much. Definitely not 3rd or 4th. We had many on here me included saying that Actualists made no sense saying they want no feelings in order to feel pleasure, then I find this quote by Gautama saying he says the same thing as the Actualists I mean it’s really close to the exact same thing gatleess that area at least AND that he gets the exact same confusions and accusations as the Actualists too and is advising gatecrashes to deal with the problem.
I havent made any effort to look into the controversy but i notice that someone from liberationunleashed engaged in a lengthy conversation with DO’ers when the book first came out.