"The association of anatta (no-self) to the cessation of thoughts is a due to a lack of insight that anatta is a seal, not a stage of attainment. In thinking there are always only thoughts, no thinker. In fact it is the realization that the continual arising and ceasing of thoughts without a thinker that is precious. The 2 important qualities that must be experienced are non-dual and spontaneity. Thoughts can slow down or even completely ceased but it has nothing to do with the insight of anatta."

- Thusness, 2009
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  1. Anonymous Says:

    No thinker , but theres A Thinker. Similarly no self but theres Self. Its just different way of describing the Absolute.

  2. Soh Says:

    No, you're mistaking Thusness Stage 1 (I AM realization) with anatta realization - Thusness Stage 5.

    Please see http://awakeningtoreality.blogspot.com/2007/03/thusnesss-six-stages-of-experience.html

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