The benediction of meditation: Claremont 1968 - Students Talk 3
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Publisher: M-Y Books
Date: November 2015
Duration: 1 hours 7 minutes
'The benediction of meditation - 17 November 1968
We shall explore together into this life, existence, in which is included
relationship, love and death, not merely as a phenomenon but as something tremendously significant, to be cherished, deeply lived. Meditation is the approach to this problem of living.
It is only a free mind that is capable of attention in which there is no achieving or losing or fear. It is only a quiet, attentive mind that can understand this immense problem of living. It is only the quiet, meditative mind that can come upon what is called love.
What is living?
The observer cannot possibly do anything about envy because he is the cause
and the effect. Whatever he does with regard to envy is still envy.
What does it mean to die, knowing the organism comes to an end? What does it
mean to die psychologically, inwardly?'