Think you should aspire to non-attachment? Think again.September 18, 2023 | 13 Comments
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Meditation practice begins at 13:45.
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Before this week’s meditation I offer some thoughts on ego, no-self, and attachment, teachings famously associated with Buddhism. I thought it was important to do so because I’ve seen in so many of us the mistaken notion that, in order to be a truly spiritual (aka good) person, we have to “get rid of the ego” or “become less attached.” My friends. That is hokum.
Please have a listen to this video to hear more about how ego and egolessness are inseparable and a more accurate (in my opinion) definition of non-attachment. (Spoiler: your entire self is invited to the party. No self, no journey. Bring it all: your brilliance, confusion, rage, and joy.)
Thoughts? Love to hear them.
Much love, Susan
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