Gateless Gatecrashers – Kindle edition by Ilona Ciunaite, Elena Nezhinsky. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Gateless Gatecrashers has 59 ratings and 4 reviews. Paul said: After a few of the reported discussions the format starts to see rather repetitive and a l. Gateless Gatecrashers – 21 Ordinary People 21 Extraordinary Awakenings by Ilona Ciunaite and Elena Nezhinsky. Two years ago, about the time this site was .
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In this sense, the anatta teaching is not a doctrine of no-self, but a not-self strategy for shedding suffering by letting go of its cause, leading to the highest, undying happiness.
What a Tathagata sees is this: Varying degrees and interpretations of the same cloth. And that he was fairly careful to not choose indicate either side as dominant, and that he felt thinking about self or not self too much beyond that was a ‘thicket of views’ and NOT conducive to cessation of dukkha and that clinging to either side was also NOT conducive to enlightenment.
I don’t know if one can go all the way even to ‘just’ first path this way, though. Fred Wahlstrom rated it really liked it Dec 18, Which, as you probably already know, is the title of a talk and written article by Thanissaro Bhikkhu.
No such resource for spiritual seekers has ever been published, nor such a large collection of awakening accounts ever been assembled. Today, ordinary people are waking up all around the world. In reference to the cognized, only the cognized. Dominic rated it it was amazing Mar 02, The dialogues in this book came from people who are seeing through the illusion of the separate thought-made self, as it occurs. Again, what is Thanissaro pointing to?? The right technique is through ‘vipassana’ or any more direct and attentive bare mode of observation that allows the seeing of things as they are.
Do you really think that even thought Gautama made a huge effort to say not to cling to that idea and that Tathagatas don’t cling to it, do you really think that deep inside Gautama DID cling to it and hopes you will come to cling to it too?
If you believe that I am wrong, and there is more to this style of Direct Pointing than what I have called 1and you can point me hehe to it, I will be happy to look!
Kent Robinson rated it it was amazing Jul 29, No such resource for spiritual seekers has ever been p This book recounts the journeys of 21 ordinary people who dared to investigate whether the self they had always taken for real actually exists. I hung around over at the Liberation Unleashed website for awhile, read the threads, and started softening up to the process.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Home Books Gateless Gatecrashers. We have to sit in a chair and just watch, that is the rules. Trivia About Gateless Gatecras Similarly, I cannot exclude that some of the pointees have obtained more than 1.
And a couple more thoughts, or rather a disclaimer However, what Gautama said is thinking on either side or clinging to either side is in his opinion the wrong way to try to progress gateelss enlightenment. I’m glad Gatecrasyers found this book. I find that a lot easier to do than to cling to an idea which I see no evidence for. Excerpt below, full article link below that. Just a casual note, such mode of knowing turns natural when non-dual insight matures, before that it can be quite ‘efforting’.
It seems to point to real physical differences in our brains, and however they became that way, through conditioning, life experiences, etc. Would I qualify for having crashed what they call the Gateless Gate? The shift just snuck up on me.
Denis Shannon rated it really liked it Dec 20, So, I’m curious and would like to know, how do you practice anatta? And clinging to ideas of self or no self is clinging to a fabrication and hence counterproductive, yet people read that and then turn around and immediately cling anyway like in the next breath or sentence!
It’s IMO without evidence very very hard to be able to tack it down either way. Not even mentioning other dimensions and such. More importantly it does break down the false-self belief in a very radical, and hopefully permanent, way like no other method has for me.
If you are inseparable, who’s experiencing?
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But, the trap is to think there is an actual Car inside the automoblie running the show, there is not, there is No Car. But you’re sitting there looking at the gatecrashhers. I could not at this time rule gateccrashers that there may be a further continuation of the Human Formation, based upon some known or unknown causes and conditions after the physical body dissolves back into the Universe, of which it is, I think, never really separate from anyway.
All ideas or insights developed or discovered by Liberation Unleashed, and all insights developed from them, are placed forever in the public domain. That’s the bigger picture, how do these realizations help one understand the nature of dukkhait’s cause, the end of it, and the path leading there?
My hunch is that its getting people to the point that reading the very first Ekhart tolle book did for me, When I realised Gatelsss wasnt my thoughts.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Once the no-self is seen, it’s almost the end game for that particular teaching.