mermaid charts

disclaimer: sometimes when I’m reading I’ll create mermaid charts / mind maps they may or may not be accurate or usefull

vajrasattva mantra

Four Brahmaviharas

Four Immeasurable Minds — love, compassion, joy, and equanimity.” Love in Sanskrit is maitri; in Pali it is metta. Compassion is karuna in both languages. Joy is mudita. Equanimity is upeksha in Sanskrit and upekkha in Pali.


Hello, this is my (Shane Null) wordpress site I use for meditation reminders. This site also has slideshows that are created using reveal.js which I use for meditation. The reason this site uses wordpress is when I’m reading books I like to keep notes from my apple devices and wordpress has a mobile app.


Stop Samatha is exemplified by three practices, it can be done with or without meditative support objects mindfulness of breathing taking the impure mind as the path awareness of awareness breathing meditative supports wherever the sensation is strongest entire body, the nostrils, the abdomen rising and falling pace, pressure, temperature the progression is analogous to […]

five hindrances

Here are techniques for handling some of the hindrances to practice.

desire, clingling, craving
aversion, anger, hatred
sleepiness, sloth



But as the mind that is the object of the search is unreal, so too is the mind that searches. Nevertheless, by clinging to a self in all our vague and transitory thoughts, which are brought about by fleeting causes and conditions, we experience the delusion of saṃsāric existence

3 great myths

time place self are invented elaborations

The Wisdom of Tibetan Buddhsim

surrender your ego, hopes, fears and expectations

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