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How To Dissolve The Assumptions of Desire And Ill Will

How to see through the Assumption of Desire and Ill Will

The Assumptions of desire and ill will are the fetters 4 and 5 in the Buddhist framework of the ten fetters. They show up after the self-illusion is seen through and address the question: Why are we reacting all the time? In case you’re wondering why we are already at fetters #4 and #5, with the self-illusion, doubt and clinging …

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Let the Pandemic Spark Awakening

You might find the title strange, how can a pandemic spark awakening? There are so much fear and suffering everywhere, you have to deal with your family being at home all the time, or you might be totally on your own which is very challenging as well. Maybe you’re afraid too that your parents or grandparents might fall sick, or …

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How the Self-Illusion Developed and How to See Through It

Today I’m going to talk about how the self-illusion developed and how to see through it. Did you already try to realize that there is no ‘ME’ but it stills feel like it? Maybe you wonder how it is possible to do that.  Do you just have to wait for the right moment that it happens and can’t do anything? Well, …

Tell Me How To Do It!

How To Awaken on the Buddhist Path Through the 10 Fetters  Do you sometimes listen to the words of an awakened spiritual teacher and think,  “I don’t want to hear beautiful words any longer. Tell me HOW TO DO IT!”  In this article, I’ll describe the “HOW TO” awaken.    What Is Awakening?  First of all, awakening is not something that you get as …

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TEST: WHERE ARE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY TO AWAKENING?

With this test, you can find out where you are on your journey to awakening and what your next step is. Like any journey, it is always good to know where you are and which direction to take. Please answer the questions from your everyday experience right now.  Do not refer to insights you had earlier in your life, when …

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Restlessness, The 9th Fetter

Restlessness

The Restlessness of the 9thfetter will arise after the last subtle sense of ‘I am’ or ‘I exist’ has fallen away. In this fetter, you’ll be able to witness first-hand how the fetters created the sense of self. You will recognize the restlessness. It has been there all your life, continuously re-creating the illusions which would collapse like a house …

What Unlocks the Full Awakening Process?

If you have already seen through the self-illusion, you probably noticed that this can’t be full awakening.  You still get easily lost in thoughts. Once in while anger floods you though you know that there is nobody who could be angry. And your favored snack is still all too appealing though you’re clear that there is no entity that wants to eat …

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Why Am I Not Awakened?

Find Awakening

 What Happened That We are Not Awakened We are not awakened because we don’t like what is actually there. We’d rather always feel good, have something secure to hold onto and live in a reliable world. Unfortunately, these things are simply not available. Since we can’t take ‘no’ for an answer, interpretations of what is experienced where created. They make …