The Magical Mind Part 11—the Magic Show with Ronny Jacobsen

Here’s a discussion with Ronny on the principal metaphor of this series, the magic show simile first presented by the Buddha.

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The Magical Mind Part 10—discussion with Ronny Jacobsen

The Magical Mind is our specially edited version of Bhikkhu Ñāṇananda’s Magic of the Mind. Click the link below to listen to this 60-minute informal discussion:

The Magical Mind Podcast 9

The Magical Mind [PDF] is based on The Magic of the Mind by my mentor Bhikkhu Kaṭakurunde Ñāṇananda (used by permission). It gives a top-down overview of the Buddha’s teaching based on the theory of illusion, using images and metaphors from the Buddha himself.

The Magical Mind 9: Horns of the Dilemma

The Magical Mind Podcast 8

The Magical Mind [PDF] is based on The Magic of the Mind by my mentor Bhikkhu Kaṭakurunde Ñāṇananda (used by permission). It gives a top-down overview of the Buddha’s teaching based on the theory of illusion, using images and metaphors from the Buddha himself.

The Magical Mind 8: Specific Conditionality

The Magical Mind Podcast 7

The Magical Mind [PDF] is based on The Magic of the Mind by my mentor Bhikkhu Kaṭakurunde Ñāṇananda (used by permission). It gives a top-down overview of the Buddha’s teaching based on the theory of illusion, using images and metaphors from the Buddha himself.

The Magical Mind 7: Signless Themeless Meditation

The Magical Mind Podcast 6

The Magical Mind [PDF] is based on The Magic of the Mind by my mentor Bhikkhu Kaṭakurunde Ñāṇananda (used by permission). It gives a top-down overview of the Buddha’s teaching based on the theory of illusion, using images and metaphors from the Buddha himself.

The Magical Mind 6: Beyond Signs & Symbols

The Magical Mind Podcast 5

The Magical Mind [PDF] is based on The Magic of the Mind by my mentor Bhikkhu Kaṭakurunde Ñāṇananda (used by permission). It gives a top-down overview of the Buddha’s teaching based on the theory of illusion, using images and metaphors from the Buddha himself.

The Magical Mind 5: Sign & Symbol in Perception part 2