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Dharmatalk: Subitist and Gradualist Awakening

July 28, 2020

This precious me. My me. This has been an invention”

digital identity me an invention

Description: Ongoing series on basic Buddhism. Continuing the discussion about the cessation of suffering, we examine two approaches toward awakening, the subitist, or sudden approach, and the gradualist one. Many Zen teachers, especially those using koans, assume the subitist approach. From a more gradualist perspective, we may through dedicated practice learn to reduce the causes of the negative emotional states that can generate stress and lead to health problems.

For the introduction to this basic Buddhism series, please visit Venus Twinkling.

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