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Weekly Practice (5 Aggregates: Mental Formations)

| February 15, 2012 | 6 Comments
Weekly Practice (5 Aggregates: Mental Formations)

This week we’ll examine the last three aggregates: Perception, Fabrication, and Consciousness. All three of these are mental formations, what the mind does.

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Turning the Skeptic Inward

| July 11, 2011 | 3 Comments
Turning the Skeptic Inward

I often tell people that while science taught me to be skeptical of the world, Buddhism taught me to be skeptical the inner world. But more accurately, I couldn’t be a good skeptic until I was able to turn skepticism inward and tame this overactive mind. Because while others may fool us with stories, lies, and misinformation, the biggest deceptions happen within our very own heads!

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