Volume One: The Way of Unsaying
An Untrained Mind s Incapable Of Knowing Itself — So How Can It Truly Know Anything At All?
The Need For These Dialogs That Follow Is Not To Tell You How Things Are, But To Unsay The Things That You’ve Already Heard And Have Taken To Heart
Language Is Intrinsically Deficient In Its Ability To Encompass Reality — In A Descriptive Sense — Beyond The Appearances We Experience
Agency Implies An Agent That Is Doing Something. If There Is No Agent, There Can Be No Agency
We Don’t Tend To See Our Thoughts As Invited; Instead We See Them As Originated By Us, But That Is Impossible
There Is Something Definitely Wrong With Our Understanding Of What Our Conscious Experience Is
What Is A Meditative Experience? Well, First, What Is An Experience?
I Think We All Agree That Intuition Is Something That Happens, Without Having To Agree To How It Happens
Some Types Of Knowledge Effectively Undermine The Possibility Of Achieving Enlightenment — Unfortunately, They Are Those Most Used Pedagogically
It Is Very Difficult To Overcome The Dualistic Structure Imposed On Our Experiences — Harder Still, That Of Our Language
An Understanding Will Always Separate Us From The Truth, Because An Understanding Creates A Something-That-Is-Understood
Somewhere Along The Way, The Understanding That Something Is “Beyond Concepts” Got Very Confused
My Intent In This Article Is To Tell You A Little About My Life As It Pertains To This Work
Wisdom Traditions Say That Our Belief In Our Independent Selfhood Is Ignorance, But Is That All It Is?
Even When We See That This Certainty Is Misguided, Its Visceral Presence Remains For Us To Worry At
In Fact, It Is A Pretty Silly Idea That There Can Be Anything That Is Not In Motion
Is Time Apart From Us, Or Is It A Part Of Us? What If We Have It Wrong?
This “Now” That We Talk Of Is The Edge Of Eternity, Which Is Always Present, And In Which All Things That Happen Thereby Become Present
The Now Is A Vignette, Not A ‘Moment’ Of Time — Event Horizon Of Eternity, Which Isn’t A ‘What’
How Does One Describe The Indescribable? What Sweet Flowing Words Can I Use To Invoke The Proper Image In Your Mind’s Heart?
What They Are Not, What They Are, How They Are Different, And Why It Matters
Our Reliance Upon A ‘Subconscious’ Begs The Question Of How Thoughts Arise
Scientists Study Meditation, But Only Denatured Meditation. Is There A Rational Reason For That?
Secular Meditation Is Taken From Ancient Spiritual Traditions, But Jettisons Their Profound Wisdom
Ego Fulfillment Does Not Lead To Being Happy, Happiness Does Not Exist, But There Is A Way Out Of Suffering — Comfort
Constructive Science Shifts The Scale Of Studied Action Beyond Our Ability To Experience Directly, Understand, Or To Use Wisely What We Know
We Believe We Know The Truth Because Science Says The Heart Is A Pump. But That’s Ridiculous
Since Visible Light Is Just Part Of The Electromagnetic Spectrum, This Surely Holds For The Rest Of It Too
A Story About What The Dance Of Reason Tells Me
It Pervades The Understanding Of The World That Scientists Work Within
Science Delivers An Ever-Evolving Understanding Of Reality — Not The Truth, Because That Is The Death Of Science
Captivity Within This Process Of Naturing Is A Restraint That Cannot Be Broken
Does Becoming An Enlightened Being Actually Make A Difference?
How Are Such Things Possible? What Is The Source Of Such Feelings? And How Could They Motivate Me In Ways That Rational Judgment Could Not?
Dismissing experiences out-of-hand because they are not comprehended within a particular understanding is not wise.
Over Time, Unexplainable Experiences Of Being Guided And Protected Occurred, So Often That I Could Not Ignore Them.
Science & Tech, Once Tools To Extend Our Reach, Are Impotent To Serve Us Now — The Scale Of Needs Has Inflated Beyond Our Power To Respond
A Cautionary Tale About Trying To Save A Planet
Placing My Awareness On These Inner Spontaneous Sounds Comforted Me Because I No Longer Felt The Absence Of Love, I Resonated With It
The Techniques Might Be Different, The Stops May Be Too, But If You Are Seeking Enlightenment, There’s A Universal Path That You Must Follow
Showing How Plotinus, Jigme Lingpa, Xu Yun, Avalokitasvara & The Buddha Described The Same Necessary Meditation Moves To Reach Enlightenment
The Sound Basis of Mahākarunā — An answer to late capitalism and the climate crisis of global ecocide.
Volume Two: The Way of Contemplation
A Paradigm Is Like A Very Complex Die Through Which Most Of Our Experiences Are Extruded, And Those That Aren’t Fall To The Wayside
The Key To Unlocking The Mystery That Is Staring Us In The Face And What It Can Tell Us About Reality
Explaining A New Paradigm For Science And Spirituality
Discursive thinking does not exist in the more advanced meditative states, so one might ask how insights can arise.
A New Theoretical Framework Can Only Be Formulated In Terms That Are Coherent With Your Current Paradigm’s Theoretical Knowledge Structure
A Subtle Difference That Can Lead Us To The Truth
A mirror is not cognizant of what is appearing in it. The opposite of cognizant would be ignorant, or oblivious, or “unaffected by” so this allegory metaphor depicts the opposite of what it is meant to.
Explaining how a mirror is like awareness.
If it is not ‘awareness of’ something, i.e., an observer or a watcher of something, then what is it?
What Use Would A Faculty For Creating Motion Out Of Still Images Have If The World Is Already Fluidly In Motion?
Everything is in motion, even our ‘memories’ of events that we believe are true records of what was.
Making Room For Modern Science And Ancient Wisdom.
And Why Artificial Intelligence Will Never Be Aware.
The Unique Character Of The Inner Spontaneous Sounds Used Within The Great Responsive Meditation
The Only Way To Move To Another Paradigm Is To Completely Empty The Current Authoritative Paradigm Of Any Validity At All
Scientists Are Finding Emptiness In Everything That Is Supposed To Be Solid And Philosophers Have Never Been Able To Define What “Matter” Is
This Is Not Awareness As It Is Dualistically Defined, It Is Not The Ability To Be Aware, It Is The Ability To Manifest What Appears
Humanity Needs A New Paradigm For Reality If It Is To Survive — Great Responsiveness Is That Paradigm
Great Responsiveness Is The Solution To The ‘Hard Problem’ Of Consciousness
Great Responsiveness Explains How Recognition Of Our Acts Come Only After Our Desire To Do Something Has Already Commenced The Action Desired
The Impossible Genesis of Thinking a Thought
How The Worldview of Modern Science is Holding Science Back
Towards a Re-Cognition of Thought
Mantra and Explanation
My Earnest Suggestion Is That This State Of Affairs Is Wholly Caused By Our Limiting Modern Paradigm Of Deterministic Materialism
Random Mutation Undermines Ontogenetic Inertia Of Complex Lifeforms — Coherent Continuity Of Ontogenesis Is Evidence Of Responsive Naturing
A Priori Objective Veridical Facts Are Necessary Truth In The Same Way That Mathematics Are
The Ability to Create Motion From Coherent Still Images Has No Natural Cause — Illustrating The Paradigm Of Responsive Naturing
All Natural Things Are Alive; All Natural Things Are Responsively Natured; Fate Is Where Each Starts Now
And Why It Matters To Us
Volume Three: The Way of Tradition
One Purpose Of This Book Is To Share A Very Important, Relatively Unknown, Often Poorly Understood, Support For Advanced Meditation
A Noble Illustration Of The Process By Which Knowledge Is Lost Or Degenerates Over Time
Inner Spontaneous Sound Is The Sole Meditation Support That Can Take One Directly To A State Of Enlightenment Without Tradition Or Teacher
Inner Spontaneous Sound Leads Directly To A Definitive Experience Of The Nature Of Mind, And This Is Its Unique Excellence
Inner Spontaneous Sound Is Not A Contingent Or Compounded Evanescent Phenomenon — This Is Why All Buddhas Reach Enlightenment By Using It
Containing The Most Secret Instructions For The Means By Which All Buddhas And Bodhisattvas Reach Full Enlightenment
Surangama Sutra table of contents
2.8 Final Words
Exposure of wrong views, misuse of spiritual powers & deviant teaching inflamed the perennial attacks & false opinions continue to be parroted as truth by academicians and translators
My Discovery Of The Surangama Sutra Has Given Me An Added Impetus To Bring This Knowledge To The Awareness Of All People
The Disgraceful Reason Why One of the Most Cherished Sutras in Chinese Buddhism Was Not Taught in Tibetan Buddhism
Kingsley Calls Out The Challenge We Face From Our Own Distractedness, So Craftily Weaponized By Those That Seek To Undermine Us
How hard-won knowledge can be lost over time.
And The Ancient Practice We All Need To Do In Order To Protect Ourselves Against It
Explaining The Prophetic Text Compiled By Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö For 2026–2032 From Teachings Of The Victorious One Shakyamuni Buddha
How This Book, A Prophecy For Today, And A Slandered Teaching Of The Buddha, Share A Common Goal
Volume Four: The Way of Meditation
The Real, Irrefutable, And Not Theoretical Base Technique Of All Advanced Meditative Practices
Great Responsiveness Meditation and the Yoga of the (Inner Spontaneous) Sounds of the Four Elements
Achieving Heroic Progress Through an Ancient Meditation Practice
The Meditation Path Of Avalokitasvara In Detail
When you attempt to suppress emotions, thoughts, or perceptions, you are chaining yourself to them.
Metacognition is the faculty that allows us to clearly see when our thoughts, motivations, desires, ideas, and actions, are incoherent.
This Is Inner Spontaneous Sounds’ Importance As A Meditational Support, And The Origin Of Its Power To Heal And Transform
A Lighthearted Dialogue Extending Berkeley’s Subjective Idealism In Order To Overcome Its “Subjective” Framing
We do not overcome the error of believing in a separate self by positing a greater self.
To accept “spooky action at a distance” is to live in an interpretive fantasy that is broken. Einstein was right when his mind revolted at the idea.
Separation is an illusion, but our shared story about how things are, is built upon that illusion. To deny it is to be an apostate.
The liminal event horizon between Reality and Existence results from the limit of intelligibility.
All Beings Seek Comfort, Not Happiness
Has our malevolence towards one another grown to become so systemic, and pathologic, that it is now just a given in our lives?
The Mere Absence Of Pain And Suffering Being Inflicted On Others Is Seen, Not As Normal, But As Compassionate — An Act That Is Beyond The Norm
Every artist knows the truth that they are only the conduit for the art they make.
If we want to change this world, we must confront our own responsibility for the evil growing within it
We need to not have an understanding that stands in the way.
If you are hoping for scientific evidence that enlightenment is possible you will be frustrated.
All The Really Interesting Things Happen After The First Hour.
A mindful person is a better relative, a better friend and neighbor, and a better global citizen, so everyone benefits.
Plato said reality is necessarily a nondual whole and that the appearances are proof that this is so.
Perfect science would begin with no assumptions; but that isn’t what we have.
To Be Human In This Clear Way… Isn’t That A Prize?
Mind-training frees us from mental errors that lead us to suffer, live inauthentically, and misconstrue what is real with what is not.
How It Truly Is? No. How To Truly Be!
The Horizon That We Must Understand Is Not On The Horizon But Right Here Marking The Territory Within Which Language Can Be Allowed
Why Scientific Knowledge Is Always Contingent, No Matter How Much Proof Is Gathered.
There is no moment of transition for events to happen in. There is only this present Now, and nothing else.
Countering The Claims That Gautama Buddha Said It Was Ok Under Certain Conditions.
People are able to listen, they just are unwilling to do so.
The Way Of Spiritual Lovers
My Final Words Closing This Book About Tranquillity’s Secret
Definitions of important words used in this book.
The following notes are referenced in various places within Tranquillity’s Secret.