All Else is Bondage: Non-Volutionary Living

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There seems to have been a time at which sentient beings have not escaped from the dungeon of individuality. In the East, liberation was elaborated into a fine art, but it may be doubted whether more people may not have made their escape from solitary confinement outside the organized religions than by means of them. In the West reintegration was sporadic but in recent years it has become a widespread preoccupation. Unfortunately its technical dependence on oriental literature- sometimes translated by scholars ...
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Overview

There seems to have been a time at which sentient beings have not escaped from the dungeon of individuality. In the East, liberation was elaborated into a fine art, but it may be doubted whether more people may not have made their escape from solitary confinement outside the organized religions than by means of them. In the West reintegration was sporadic but in recent years it has become a widespread preoccupation. Unfortunately its technical dependence on oriental literature- sometimes translated by scholars whose knowledge of the language was greater than their understanding of the subject-has proved a barrier which rendered full comprehension laborious and exceedingly long. There it appears to be essential that such teaching as may be transmissible shall be given in modern idiom and in accordance with out own processes of thought.

Enlightenment and the Extinction of 'Me'

It: On Realizing the Mind

This Phenomenal Absence

Potential Reality

Potential Being

Seeking the Seeker

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781887472340
  • Publisher: 1st World Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.27 (d)

Table of Contents

A note on the terms "volition" and "causation" 5
Enlightenment and the extinction of "Me" 9
1 Thought 10
2 Truth 11
3 Inconceivable 13
4 It : on realising mind 14
5 Gone with my head 15
6 This phenomenal absence 16
7 Our Buddha-nature 17
8 This which we are 18
9 Potential reality 20
10 Potential plenum 21
11 Potential being 23
12 Enfin 24
13 Seeking the seeker 27
14 Pure function 29
15 Ultimate 31
16 "Once more unto the breach, dear friends..." 32
17 Genesis 34
18 ? 35
19 Aeternitas 36
20 All else is bondage 40
21 Ego 43
22 Hommage a Hui Hai 45
23 The answer to the only question 47
24 The noumenal answer 49
25 Non-entity 55
26 Noumenal living 57
27 The living dream 58
28 Objets perdus 62
29 Intentions 65
30 Non-volitional living 69
31 Ultimate illusion 71
32 Tao 72
33 Elimination of bondage 73
34 Personally to you 74
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