So much of Advaita, or non-dual teaching focuses on the transcending of temporal life, that one may get the idea that human life is wrong or bad. The reason teachings focus on spiritual awakening is because they address the yearning of those who have suffered or at the very least, have realised the the futility […]Read More The grand melieu of life
The Supreme Being lovingly accepts everything. Ego does not. If I asked you to accept environmental destruction, heinous crimes or terrorism, that resistant part of you is the ego. It flares and says “I simply cannot accept these things”. But acceptance is not the same as giving support or approval. Accepting is a radical allowing […]Read More Acceptance (the ego litmus test)
There are no opposing forces. The ego creates imaginary opposing forces in order to reinforce itself, in much the same way as acswimmer pushes off with their feet as they turn in a pool. With something to push against, the ego attempts to confirm its existence. Opposition and conflict are ego reinforcing habits. The ego […]Read More There are no opposing forces
You are neither the thoughts nor the thinker. You are no more this person than that. Therefore; should this person or that live longer? Should this person or that be richer or poorer? The illusion of separation causes all ills. your ego will refuse this path when it realises it will not be endowed with […]Read More You are neither the thoughts nor the thinker
Awakening is such a paradigm shift that people either decide they don’t want it, or cant really concieve of it. These people are knocking on the door. Grace is listening. The thing is, the elements that comprise a person are in fact disparate components. It’s like a constant juggling act wheres there’s always a ball […]Read More Going for juggler
What we consider to be a person, indeed our very selves, is essentially a confluence of disparate elements. Of these constituent parts, it is consciousness that underpins and “ties” the parts together . Consciousness however is neither created by, not a function of the brain. Consciousness is ubiquitous, seamless and singular. The mind is brain […]Read More What is a person?
Who can say they are enlightened? It is as if clouds are obscuring the sun, which cloud can say “I am letting the sun pass through”? No cloud can claim.to be “enlightened” because, when the sun shines through, the cloud is absent. It is the same with a human.being. When enlightenment shines through, the person […]Read More No person can say they are enlightened