Comic, Duncan Trussell, and mindfulness trainer, David Nichtern, be a part of Raghu to discover the intersection of Bhakti and Buddhism.
On this particular stay recording from the LSRF 2022 Summer time Mountain Retreat in Boone, North Carolina, Mindrolling favorites, Duncan Trussell and David Nichtern, be a part of Raghu for a deep and hilarious dialogue spanning the variant and linked nuances of the religious paths of Bhakti and Buddhism.
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Bhakti & Buddhism
David, Duncan, and Raghu speak about Duncan’s journey on the trail of Bhakti and Buddhism. Duncan describes Buddhism as being a realistic counterpart to his devotional Bhakti observe. Raghu explores his relationship to the deity Hanuman. Duncan shares how if we are able to stroll right into a temple in entrance of a Hanuman statue with a transparent thoughts from meditating, we could be extra deeply in that momentary expertise.
“The rationale I’m meditating is in order that the following time I’m sitting in entrance of a Hanuman statue, experiencing some form of transcendent bliss, I’m not drowning it out with a machine gun rattle of seventy questions concerning what that’s.” – Duncan Trussell
Termas, Tantra, & Gurus (22:59)
Subsequent, the group dives into the Buddhist idea of ‘termas’ – treasure teachings that are hidden by nice academics to be found on the proper second in future ages. From right here, David discusses how Tantric Buddhism connects to the trail of Bhakti via the usage of Guru as a automobile to liberation.
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The Will to Make Others Comfortable // Follow, Group, & Providing Love (41:28)
Raghu outlines how when now we have the desire to make others comfortable—setting an intention to be current and provide like to others slightly than being absorbed in our personal tales—we’re in a position to escape from the ‘dependancy of me.’ Highlighting do do that, they bask within the significance of observe, neighborhood, and providing love.
“We must always try this commonly as a gaggle, make it possible for we’re leaving some area to only be, expertise one another, the heat of getting collectively as mates and as sangha. That transcends something we’re going to characterize right here.” – David Nichtern