Posts Tagged ‘Seeking’

Seeking

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

In Seeking: How the brain hard-wires us to love Google, Twitter, and texting. And why that’s dangerous. Yoffe talks about how the brain is hard-wired to seek. A little while ago, maybe in a some somewhat esoteric post, I addressed non-Seeking. But what’s interesting in this article is that the author suggests that we need to give the brain a rest from seeking. Again I think science has found a reflection of spiritual reality in the material form.
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Non seeking

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

There are so many ways of approaching non-attachment. Non-seeking is one that I’ve been working with lately. After all, seeking is not being here in the present moment. It’s about letting go of thinking, desire and one’s body to the present moment. I think it was Joshu who made an interesting remark about a seeker that had not shed body and thought. May it was Dogen who made that remark. Body and thought can act as prisons to the indwelling awareness.
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