Toni Packer

Toni Packer (1927–2013) was a Zen teacher of "meditative inquiry" and the founder of Springwater Center.
unmasking the self

Magazine Meditation & Practice

Unmasking the Self

Awareness cannot be taught, and when it is present it has no context. All contexts are created by thought and are therefore corruptible by thought. Awareness simply throws light on what is, without any separation whatsoever. Awareness, insight, enlightenment, wholeness—whatever words one may pick to label what cannot be caught in words—is not the effect […]

By Toni Packer
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