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Faith and Belief

Many people who don’t sound religious or spiritual are full of faith: faith in their abilities to know, to infer, to discern, to discover, to do and experience all sorts of things. They cannot prove that they will do these … Continue reading

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Changing Horses Midstream

A bit of general advice heard again and again from former Buddhist teachers regarding moving to another lineage or practicing in more than one lineage: ” Don’t change ! You’ll never make any progress that way ! ” ” It’s … Continue reading

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Mental Examination

Mental examination:  one foundational practice that supports, permits, abets all others. By mental examination, am referring to the relentless examination of mind that complete honesty and genuine spiritual practice demanded. Day by day, hour by hour, moment by moment, watching … Continue reading

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Ho’oponopono

[ Ho’oponopono is a technique I use every day. Adam J. Pearson just posted about Ho’oponopono practice and its effects on his excellent blog Words From The Wind . Ho’oponopono has a lot to do with the sanity of forgiveness, … Continue reading

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Iaido

Iaido (居合道) (ee ay doe) is a modern Japanese martial art associated with the smooth, controlled movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard, striking or cutting an [ imaginary ] opponent, removing [imaginary] blood from the blade, and then … Continue reading

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Ritual, Rite of Passage, Meme

A ritual is a set of actions, performed mainly for their symbolic value. A rite of passage is a ritual event that marks a person’s progress from one status to another. Meme (pron. meem): A contagious information pattern that replicates … Continue reading

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What do you see when you see your “self” ?

What do you see when you see your “self ” ? Do you have a pre-existing  image of yourself eating breakfast ? Is it ever  physically possible to have seen your “self” eating breakfast ? Are you not actually imagining … Continue reading

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