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Big Mind. Buddha Mind. One Mind.

I first did Voice Dialogs with my wife in about 1988 or ’89, when she was in Psych Tech school down in Huntington Beach. We sat around the coffee table with our AA friends, talking to our individual voices in each other. It was pretty creepy, pretty powerful, and pretty real. I think it was considered kind of a dangerous therapy back then, and was somewhat controversial. Maybe people split off or disassociated and weren’t able to integrate. I was a little intrigued, and somewhat skeptical about Genpo Roshi’s approach.

Lama Surya Das – How to Be a Bodhisattva

Basically, a bodhisattva is commited to not leaving the realm of samsara, suffering, infinite cyclic existence, delusion until all 6 realms – Hell Realm, Hungry Ghost Realm, Animal Realm, Human Realm, Jealous God Realm, God Realm are completely empty of suffering sentient beings.