Session 78: Deactivating the Coarse Mind with Awareness of Awareness

B. Alan Wallace, 19 Nov 2010

Today we take an excursion into our experienced sense of being the observer and probe inward to investigate.

The practice - awareness of awareness – deactivates the coarse mind, the mind with which we identify. We do our best to do the practice from the vantage point of the substrate. Practiced correctly, shamatha will rise up to meet us.

“Our practice here is softening [us] up for vipashyana.” Likewise with all the practices along the path, each prepares us for the next.

“Let Buddha-hood rise up to meet you.”

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