Tag Archives: Enlightenment

Enlightenment, Time, Attachment, Attention and the End of Experience – A Passage from Krishnamurti’s Notebook.

A while back I posted an extract from Krishnamurti’s Notebook, the published text of the diary Krishnamurti kept for a few months during 1961. I felt it shed a useful light on what the word ‘enlightenment’ means in mysticism, bringing … Continue reading

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Krishnamurti’s Notebook and the Meaning of Enlightenment

It is often asked what the word ‘enlightenment’ means in Buddhism. Not many people would be qualified to give a secure answer, and much nonsense can be the result when anyone else attempts a reply. In the literature there is … Continue reading

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Wang Ch’ung-Yang, Meister Eckhart, the Birth of Jesus and the Complete Reality School of Taoism

The Taoist master Wang Ch’ung-yang (1113-70 CE) was the founder of the Complete Reality School of Taoism. This integrates the Zen experience of emptiness, the ethics of Confucianism, and the Taoist technique of health and longevity, and teaches that this … Continue reading

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The Corpus Hermanicum

One of the aims of The World Knot is to demonstrate not only the metaphysical soundness but also the universality of the form of religion that asks us to investigate our own awareness in order to discover the truth about … Continue reading

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