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Shinzen Young Defines Enlightenment in Under Two Minutes

In this super-short video, meditation master Shinzen Young defines enlightenment (very accurately) in under two minutes. Tl;dr summary: You realize that there’s nothing inside you called a self. The activity of the ego is present, but you realize that it’s not you.

Enlightenment is one of those words with a thousand meanings, however, and it’s important to realize that he’s just describing the beginning of the process, not the end.




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