Anam Thubten

Anam Thubten

Anam Thubten grew up in Tibet and undertook Buddhist training in the Nyingma tradition at an early age. He has been teaching in the West since the 1990s and is the spiritual adviser and Dharma teacher for the Dharmata Foundation.

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Anam Thubten on the Sudden Beauty and Rest of Enlightenment

Enlightenment happens unexpectedly, in the same way that we are often struck with wonder when we see whales jumping from the surface of the ocean. They take our breath away. Throughout the ages these kinds of experiences have often been experienced by meditators. This is frequently noted...
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Anam Thubten on Benefits of Falling Apart

When we pray, what we are doing is invoking the spirit of devotion. Devotion is about no longer resisting anything. We are no longer trying to hold the composure of this illusory entity, ego or self. Self is always collapsing and dissolving in each and every moment. It dissolves if we leave...
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Anam Thubten on Simple Awakening

by Anam Thubten Anam Thubten’s training in Tibet and his years of experience teaching Westerners are beautifully distilled in his remarkably clear book, No Self, No Problem. This excerpt describes the core of the spiritual path. When awakening happens, there is no longer any desire to...
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Anam Thubten on Falling in Love with Truth

In Buddhist terminology, truth is called “emptiness” because truth is empty of all illusions. Do not mistake this emptiness for a nihilistic nothingness. Emptiness is the source of all things. Emptiness is the infinite realm of love and compassion. Emptiness is the divine fire that...
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