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by Swami Shankaratilaka

The last word which means intelligence is chaita, which comes from chit. This person is called Chaitali. It means intelligence, the intelligence that comes from the use of the intellect, that is, knowing how to think. 190 more words

Discovering the Chitta

“Play with that edge between a sense of heart and a sense of mind-space…’ – a quote from Lama Shenpen about how to relate to the ‘ 136 more words


Happy Circle March 16, 2018: Rippling Thought Modifications

Last time we discussed the second of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra. Yoga is stopping the thought formations or modifications (vritti) in the mind space ( 880 more words

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Yoga and Gnana and Jivanmukthi

Yoga chitta vritti nirodha |

Gnana chitta satyatva nirodha ||

Jivanmukthi chitta nirodha |||

Yoga is to stop the expansion of chitta |

Gnana is to eliminate the reality of chitta || 20 more words

4.Integration (Sravana, Manana & Niddhidhyasana)

Starlit Sky: 14. Virgo

continued from Starlit Sky: 14. Pole star

The next constellation that we will look at is Virgo. It is called Kanya raasi in the Indian Astronomical system. 620 more words


Mind, Heart and Meaning

In this three minute video, Lama Shenpen explains the Buddhist concept of mind or Chitta. In doing so she explores the connections between what we think of as heart and mind, and their connection with what we find meaningful.