If you are at a point where you are ready to hear the message which this book imparts, you may certainly enter the gateless gate and gain unity with who you really are. Each one describing the awakening of 21 persons who have found what they were looking for. It can certainly help anyone attain liberation just by following the path taken by these fortunate people. Buy On Amazon Hi Elena, I had arrived at the conclusion that there is no self by studying western philosophy and working through arguments in philosophy of mind and the problem of identity.
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Start your review of Gateless Gatecrashers Write a review Shelves: non-fiction , self-help , meditation This book is a collection of conversations in which the instructor is using the pointing method to bring about stream-entry, or the realization of no-self, in the student.
The site suggested that I start by reading this book. Much like some of those who are involved in the process of trying to realize, I have an intellectual understanding of no-self, believe it to be This book is a collection of conversations in which the instructor is using the pointing method to bring about stream-entry, or the realization of no-self, in the student.
Much like some of those who are involved in the process of trying to realize, I have an intellectual understanding of no-self, believe it to be true, but have not internalized the knowledge so that my framework has integrated it.
The reason that I started on the path of meditation is that the Buddha has invited us to experience the true nature of reality ourselves, rather than take his word for it. This book also invites us to have the experience or at least gives us an introduction to the pointing method.
There are also plenty of descriptions for what the no-self seems to be like in these interviews. They all make sense but have not helped me to have the realization for myself. If you have been struggling with the same issues I have, then I recommend you start here.
Occasionally in the conversations there is a comment that is sparkles and seems very insightful. After having finished the After a few of the reported discussions the format starts to see rather repetitive and a lot of the dialogue repetitive. After having finished the book it is these little comments that seem to have made the book worthwhile in giving a better sense of the difference between awareness and the illusion of self. Very insightful and really quite simple at some point.
Is there not a Self? Set up a giveaway. Similar lines of thought I had a couple other thoughts, which I will add as a reply to this post. I find it easy to believe such could be possible. Gateless Gatecrashers [PDF Download] Full Ebook Completely accessible, totally practical and wholly transparent for all who are interested, Gateless Gatecrashers makes a unique contribution to spiritual literature, and perhaps will lead you — when you are ready — to gatecrash! It can travel, idle, produce heat, make sounds, age, decay, etc. So, what I think they do, is to teach the methods to understand anatta for oneself, little by little, piece by piece.
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