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Is Death a Reset Button?

A reader writes:

Message: Hey Brian, really enjoy all the podcasts and this site. I have been studying Buddhism now for almost two years and my life gets better on a daily basis.

My question is : it seems that our purpose is to fully awaken and be free of attachment. Well it seems . . . → Read More: Is Death a Reset Button?

Podcast Episode 47: Enlightenment and Love

Podcast Episode 47: Enlightenment and Love

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This past week, I have been in the process of rebuilding the Tao of the Day . . . → Read More: Podcast Episode 47: Enlightenment and Love

Enlightenment: Are We There Yet?

Question:

I have been wondering about enlightenment. How do you know if you have reached it, or if you have not? Do you think you could be enlightened already without knowing it? I know this might be a sort of zen question without a straightforward answer, but I am interested in hearing your comments on it. Thanks!

Answer:

How . . . → Read More: Enlightenment: Are We There Yet?