Author Archives: dominic724

About dominic724

A former seeker starts blogging.

After the Finish Line

Awakening sounds like a solitary event, the yearned for  goal at the finish line. Buddhist teachings perpetuate this idea. Other spiritual writers have perpetuated this idea. I have previously perpetuated this idea through this blog. Am here to correct this … Continue reading

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RASA Transmission

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The End of The End of Seeking, or Is It ?

We have all heard it. Nowhere to go. Nothing to do. Depending on your disposition, this may elicit either a yawn ( of boredom, tedium or indifference ) or a scream. ( of frustration, exasperation or some such similar ) … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Practice, Walking

Eyes open, with each step repeat to yourself I forgive you one syllable each step I…forgive… you. With each step repeat to yourself I forgive me one syllable each step I…forgive… me. With each step repeat to yourself You forgive … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Practice

This life has passed physically easy and emotionally full of misery. This may be from the nature of emotions which are suffering itself. I can thank my Mediterranean ancestors for their overflowing passions. Still, what’s here is here. How much … Continue reading

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A Forgivable Disdain of Forgiveness

Most of us have baggage. I have only met a few who didn’t seem to have any left; they were all teachers. Many of us grew up with Christianity; most of the rest grew up in a culture heavily influenced … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: The Missing Link of Practice

Why is Metta / Lovingkindness so ” hard ” ? How is it even a “thing ” for practitioners ? Practitioners are self-selected, other-interested, motivated. There is born the wish to broadcast loving  energy to the world, and to everyone … Continue reading

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Ex Nihilo

Don’t tell me I am space we are space space is all there is I feel solid objects I feel emotions I know what I think I don’t believe what you are saying I believe in science I am myself … Continue reading

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RASA, Ramaji, shaktipat

At first, spiritual practice felt like increasing control. Morality. Ethics. Sila. This lasted for years, and it felt good. I am a good person. I can trust myself. Others can trust me. Etc. Then the first break came. And I … Continue reading

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promised land: stories from awakeville

the promised land lacks nothing filled with food, wine, money, sex, and wi-fi the promised land the grand reward for those who persevere overflowing with the wanted and the worth-its the promised land more real than real MUST hold no … Continue reading

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