18 Aug 2015
Alan stresses how pure motivation is particularly important, as developing attention skills in itself is not Dharma. Motivation will determine whether the practice will lead to liberation. He quotes the 16th century philosopher of science, Francis Bacon, who urged his contemporaries to consider the “true ends of knowledge” and added two quotes from the founder of quantum mechanics, Max Planck, who said he regarded consciousness as fundamental and matter as derivative and that faith is a quality that you cannot dispense with. This set the scene for the meditation practice on developing a pure motivation.
Meditation is on the four fold vision quest.
Meditation starts at 10:37.
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