The core paradigm shift is from thinking that you are inside your body, to the felt knowing that your body is inside of you. This shift of perception is the truth that lies behind the old teaching story of "Before enlightenment chop wood, carry water; after enlightenment chop wood, carry water.
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Self-inquiry Made Simple – Part 3
It seems to me that it's only the illusory "doer", or ego, that suffers. So when the notion of being the doer dissipates, through Self-inquiry, there is no-one left to suffer, which I believe is what Buddha pointed us to – the bliss of nirvana ...
Self-Inquiry Made Simple – Part 4
The core of Self-inquiry, the most fundamental principle, is that of asking ourselves, "What is the truth?" The second question of inquiry is "What is the truth of who and what I AM?"