Enlightenment in real time

Paul Smith, modified 3 Years ago.

Enlightenment in real time

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_6TZMr1HXM

Is this guy for real? What do you think?
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baba ganoush, modified 3 Years ago.

RE: Enlightenment in real time

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he took drugs
Alex, modified 3 Years ago.

RE: Enlightenment in real time

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Leo was actually tripping on psychedelics during this particular enlightenment experience. Still, an experience of the truth is the same with or without drugs. It just wasn't a permanent shift.
Dom Stone, modified 3 Years ago.

RE: Enlightenment in real time

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Looks to me like his delight in phenonema prevented him from seeing some slippery subtle ego games, manifesting in certain ways. There's lots of hidden cravings I notice which he is only partially aware but they are either suppressed with teachings or concentration. While the experience must have been profound, his fear of reattachment will uproot those sankharas. I

A realtime glimpse on emptiness, yes. enlightenment...? The window was always clean under that dirt, but at times it is clear to see through as well. I think he may need a few more experiences and time without any things to do to take anything significant from this. 
C P M, modified 3 Years ago.

RE: Enlightenment in real time

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I didn't watch the whole thing, but it looks like he is going through a nice A&P.  In the last year or so when discussing my own A&P's to my wife, I've been referring them as tripping, and it looks like he is tripping.

I wonder if the negative reactions I see in the video's comments will feed a tough dark night.