Don’t fall for the “enlightenment” myth

We all suffer, although the wise suffer much less.

In Buddhist circles, there are many myths and misconceptions about enlightenment. One very common myth is that enlightened people(i.e. the Arahants) no longer suffer. There is a widespread belief that the enlightened ones live in perpetual bliss. But is there empirical evidence for that? To the best of my knowledge, no one has ever produced any…

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Kenneth Leong

Kenneth Leong

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Author, Zen teacher, scientific mystic, professor, photographer, philosopher, social commentator, socially engaged human