Category: The Science of Enlightenment

Relaxation and Reality: The Science of Enlightenment Session #4

The following is a summary of The Science of Enlightenment Session #4, by Shinzen Young.  We are currently reviewing this series as a group on the Individuals Anonymous Facebook group, and you are encouraged to join if you have not done so already.  You may also purchase The Science of Enlightenment audiobook on Amazon, here.  Session 4, Relaxation and Reality. This session outlines the significance and process of applying mindfulness and equanimity. One is able to reach a state of well-being, independent of circumstance. This direct experience of enlightenment is what it is all about. Mindfulness and equanimity is...

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Mysticism in World Culture: The Science of Enlightenment Session #3

The following is a summary of The Science of Enlightenment Session #3, by Shinzen Young.  We are currently reviewing this series as a group on the Individuals Anonymous Facebook group, and you are encouraged to join if you have not done so already.  You may also purchase The Science of Enlightenment audiobook on Amazon, here.  Here are some of the key considerations for this session: – All major religions incorporate states of high-concentration, they just use different words to describe. – In the enlightenment practice of picking an object to focus on, one will first be able to experience...

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