The Liberating Practice with Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel

February 21–25, 2018  |  Nyima Tashi Kagyu Buddhist Centre | Auckland, NZ
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The title, The Liberating Practice of Looking and Not Finding, describes a traditional Buddhist meditative practice of exploring mind and its world, often referred to as “analytical meditation.” These teachings were first introduced by the renowned second-century Indian practitioner, Nagarjuna. These investigations serve to interrupt our misconception that things, from our thoughts and emotions to outer objects, intrinsically possess the characteristics we project on to them. This insight is crucial because the very misconception that things are limited to how we think or feel about them is what fuels reactive mind, social discord, and mental anguish.

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