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Sitting with Pointlessness – Living with Potentiality

With Vince Cullen recorded on October 16, 2022.

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During a recent retreat, the teachers’ instruction was to hold the question ‘What is this?’ in mind. While sitting on the cushion, the thought struck me that my life is futile! I am genetically programmed for survival and sex; everything else is just distracting window-dressing. This talk will explore the journey from the apparent ‘futility’ of human existence to the ‘fertility’ of human experience; the crossing from pointlessness to potentiality.

Click here to access a PDF with quotes and references that may be of further interest.

Listen to the audio version below, or click here to download the mp3.

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alirowhow
alirowhow
1 month ago

I’m not new to meditation and still I loved the guided meditation. Thank you.

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Rachael Wingate
1 month ago
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We’re so glad you enjoyed it!

Have you joined Sangha Live Connect, our free Dharma community? This is a great place to connect & reflect with other sangha members: https://connect.sangha.live

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Vince Cullen
1 month ago
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Thank you very much… that is appreciated 🙂

The phrases for the ‘Wise Heartedness Bhavana’ and links for reference and further reading can be found here: 

Sitting with Pointlessness – Living with Potentiality – Quotes and references

With much Metta,

Vince

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vince.cullen
vince.cullen
1 month ago
Reply to  alirowhow

Thank you, ‘alirowhow’, that is appreciated.

If it is of any use to you, the phrases for the ‘Wise Heartedness Bhavana’ and links for reference and further reading can be found here: 

Sitting with Pointlessness – Living with Potentiality – Quotes and references

With much Metta,

Vince

vince.cullen
vince.cullen
1 month ago

Thank you to everyone who joined the meditation and talk on Sunday.

As promised, the phrases for the ‘Wise Heartedness Bhavana’ and links for reference and further reading can be found here:

Sitting with Pointlessness – Living with Potentiality – Quotes and references

With much Metta,

Vince

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