Kensho – Who Is Dreaming Whom? (video)


kensho dreamerKensho is a Zen term meaning an initial insight or awakening, to be followed by further training to deepen this insight – in other words, it’s an awakening, but not Buddha-level enlightenment. The term kensho is often used interchangeably with satori, which means “comprehension; understanding”.

Kensho is also the title of a short (4:03) film by Aaron Paradox, featuring narration by Alan Watts (recording courtesy of laid over a stunning visual and auditory exploration of identity and reality. Paradox offers this quote in talking about the film: “This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.” – Rumi

Watch the video with your mind wide open and ready to be expanded.

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