seanpdx wrote:Sanghamitta wrote:I was talking to Tilt. And I am uninterested in metaphores.
You should perhaps quote tilt when you speak to tilt.
On the other hand, deep teachings can do a great deal of harm. I recall Jung describing an archetypal motif of a sorcerer who was not ready for the magic (horrible things happen!). It can really be a case of too much too soon...
And also Trungpa warning about Spiritual Materialism - plucking all these delectable goodies from this smorgasbord of Buddhism(s) is just bound to give us an indigestion (or a big head covering a great deal of confusion).
Dan74 wrote:I used to collect thick clever books (most of which I still haven't read) and think myself very clever for dabbling in all sorts of stuff. All the while I could even do my laundry on time...
On the other hand, if the motivation is sincere and there is an established direction and deep commitment, maybe it can work?
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