By Marc Gafni
I want to share with you a little dharma talk I gave earlier this year in response to the question, "What is pleasure?" If you're accustomed to the standard answer which says that pleasure is Hedonic, you are in for a surprise.
Listen to the audio below (about five minutes) and follow along the transcript provided.
What is pleasure? Pleasure is the universe caressing us. Pleasure is the feeling that the personal face of essence intends me to be held and loved and pleasured.
Pleasure reminds me that the world is sane, that the world intends and holds my pleasure.
In fact there's this gorgeous 3rd century Aramaic text that talks about the moment of transition, the moment we move from this life to the next life. There's the tunnel and the light and in all the cross-cultural appearances of this story, there's judgment. There's life review that happens.This content is restricted to site members, you need a FREE membership to view the full content.
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