The Buddha encouraged us to investigate our experiences, but some ways of questioning mire us in confusion while others are liberating. How can we avoid the trap of habitual discursive thinking when investigating our experiences? When we ask wise questions, we can end our conditioning rather than perpetuate it. Dharma and Insight Meditation teacher Narayan Helen Liebenson will help us distinguish skillful from unskillful types of inquiry and approach life’s deepest questions with a spirit of wholesome curiosity.
Narayan Helen Liebenson is a guiding teacher at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center, where she has taught since 1985, and at the Insight Meditation Society (IMS). She is the author of The Magnanimous Heart: Compassion and Love, Loss and Grief, Joy and Liberation and When Singing, Just Singing: Life As Meditation.