Tag Archives: advaita

Poetry Week

Spiritual experience can explode like a hydrogen bomb, leveling the old life, leaving behind fertile smoking cinders from which a new way of living is born. Prose  often utterly fails to capture such events; profound glimpses into new worlds, deep … Continue reading

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12 Pitfalls After That First Glimpse by Scott Kiloby ( via aalif )

[ Sometimes, some things are just “in the air”. Have had some ideas for posts about Waking Down /After Awakening. Scott Kiloby knocks it out of the ballpark. Many thanks to the superaalifragilistic blog here on WordPress for this amazing … Continue reading

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Silent Retreat III : Why Retreat into Silence ?

In a word, love. Love of silence, of mere being, of thusness – the completeness of things as they are. Anything else ? Freedom from doing, from the sense of doer-ship. Yes, freedom from the role of the doer, freedom from … Continue reading

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Seven Stages of Enlightenment

[Does the process of awakening have stages? Can the process, as any process, be described in steps according to characteristics of experience ? Some say yes. Presented here is one well considered view along those lines. Guest Post from Thusness/PasserBy, … Continue reading

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Greg Goode and the Experience of Pain

[ The following will be added to the page “Looking Into the Experience of Pain”. Thanks to Greg Goode for the entirety of this page, extracted from his book  THE DIRECT PATH :  A User Guide ] EXPERIMENT 10 – … Continue reading

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A New Way of Teaching by Ed Muzika

[ Teacher week continues with a guest post from Ed Muzika. Enjoy ! ] Ed Muzika May 14 at 11:01am near Los Angeles, CA · A NEW WAY OF TEACHING Again, I have been quiet for a while. Now that … Continue reading

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Satsang with Stephan Bodian

We walked in late, as quietly as we could. About a dozen people sat peacefully in meditation, immobile, eyes closed. Chairs arranged in a semicircle. We took any vacant seat, and settled into the silence. After a while, a soft-spoken … Continue reading

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