In this week's episode I discuss one of the fundamental teachings in non-duality—you are not the 'doer', you are the witnessing presence to things being done.
Your true self is not the subject of its experiences, it is the ever-present perceiving of them. And so similarly, we are not the thinker that we believe ourselves to be, we are the presence that perceives the body/mind process of thinking, just as we observe all of the other bodily functions.
In the last half of the episode I discuss how focussing the mind on the breath that is our pure presence points us towards finding our true Self, our presence of awareness—the only thing in our personhood that is forever unchanging—the very essence of our being.
In this episode I discuss the following pieces recently published on Zen Thinking:
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